Category Archives: vacation

If Fish Could Talk…


A lot of thinking goes on when you can’t speak immediately about what you see, especially if what you see is amazing.  The fish, hundreds of different kinds, seem to have their own personality.  Even though they can’t talk and … Continue reading

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The Emerald Coast


Yesterday I posted the weekly photo challenge and mentioned that the ocean was green due to sea grass, and that this is the reason why the Florida coast is known as the Emerald coast.  Well, a couple of people asked … Continue reading

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Punchbowl Crater


Punchbowl Crater, or Hawaiian National Cemetery is the last place we toured.  My husband and I had been there 13 years before to lay flowers on my maternal Grandfather’s grave.  We decided to repeat the performance with the boys this … Continue reading

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Hanauma Bay


Ok, slight departure from plan, but now with nothing more exciting than me spilling honey all over the front passengers seat of my car this morning (nasty mess it was, too) I can move on with our trip to Hanauma … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge: Two Subjects


The Campanile de Giotto is the Bell Tower next to the Duomo in Florence, Italy.  Designed in 1334 by Giotto di Bondone, it is 414 steps and 278 feet up in the air.  The staircase is spiral with a hollow … Continue reading

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Going All Mom = Going Postal


The boys were very excited for me to post this little story, and were actually disappointed that I haven’t done it sooner.  Well, today is the day. One day last week during spring break while we were still trying to … Continue reading

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Pearl Harbor


Last Monday while on Oahu, we visited Pearl Harbor.  DH and I had been thirteen years ago, and spent several hours there.  This time we did everything, and spent pretty much the whole day.  Aside from a small amount of … Continue reading

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