Archives for November 2013

marriott resort and Nawiliwili lighthouse

Yesterday was a difficult day. My last remaining grandpa passed recently and yesterday was the last chance I had to hop a flight back to the mainland so I could attend his funeral today. For hours I waffled back and forth between going and staying before finally realizing that it just wouldn’t work. We’ll be […]

that’s a lot of palm trees

Yesterday we drove to Kapaa to get a turkey at Safeway. I realized a few days ago that Thanksgiving is just around the corner. Ack! When you live in Paradise and there are no real seasonal changes, time gets away from you. How can it be that we’ve already lived here just a few days […]

into each life some rain must fall

Does it rain in Hawaii? You betcha! Case in point – this afternoon the sun vanished behind a bank of clouds, the wind picked up, and then the wall of rain hit. A torrential downpour that soaked the area and left huge puddles, soaked foliage, wet roosters.

Cruising the NaPali Coast

Today is my darling hubby’s birthday. So to celebrate it, we decided to do a “touristy” activity and take a sunset dinner cruise on a catamaran along the NaPali coastline on Sunday. It was pretty exciting – our first real tourist adventure since we arrived here in May! We arrived at the dock to find […]