Kauai scenery

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 […]

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 […]

Coffee and the Beach

For the first time in *months* we actually took the day off and went out for a mini-adventure. Such joy to depart the same-old-same-old of our daily lives and venture out into the world. We had planned on heading to the North Shore to take a hike but it didn’t take long to decide that […]

Kauai Life Begins

We’re nearing the end of our 5th month on Kauai and I’m finally just getting this blog up and running. As a result, I’ll be using the a few posts to revisit our first weeks and months here. As much as I wish we could hike, drive, and explore every day and then hang out […]

Moving to Kauai

On May 29, 2013, my hubby and I moved to Kauai. Hawaii’s “Garden Island.” It’s funny, because just 2 months earlier, we were in Texas, enjoying our life on the road as full-time RVers. Life changes so quickly there are times I feel like a top, spinning on a tabletop.. stop? go? spin spin spin. […]