My housemate Craig Fear is a good guy. His faults are few, and those I could list are trivial, such as that he sometimes forgets to wipe the stove, and he wins every game he plays. (Competitive as I am, that does get under my skin.) Continue reading
I had a mini-adventure last week, traveling to Sanibel and Captiva in Florida, for six days of shelling, sunning, swimming and inspiration with Mark. Continue reading
I’ve mentioned that I’m a bit green-eyed when it comes to my adventuring daughter, Molly. Well, now I find myself also a bit jealous of a 16-year-old fictional character who struggles in a life more difficult than I can imagine.
So, what’s up with that? Continue reading
I felt sorry for Molly on New Year’s Eve. I wished there was someone her age who could stay up until midnight. I decided I’d have to take that on and be a good sport. Continue reading
There are only a few major roadways here that cover the 4,000 square miles that make up Hawaii’s Big Island. Route 11 covers the southern hemisphere, cutting the path all the way around the perimeter of the island, from Kona on the west side to Green Sand Beach to the south and to Hilo on the east. Route 19 covers most of the island in points north. Minor highways include 130, which takes you to the Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park, or 180, which cuts across the mid-island to Hilo. Continue reading
As they are in many places across the globe, the coral reefs are dying here in Hawaii, but there are many places to snorkel and take in incredible sights. Continue reading
I paid careful attention to my lesson with Keith in using the machete and Japanese sickle. He showed me several techniques he uses in working with each. I asked if I could practice while he watched, and he offered corrections and gave me new ideas to try. Continue reading