Monthly Archives: May 2011

Loose Ends

Wanted, before I disappear into the vortex, to jot down a few last words about the Hawaii. Item: As previously noted, on my last day at the Volcano, I hiked around an area called the “Bird Park”. Did take time … Continue reading

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And It’s A Wedding

The flight from Honolulu to Seattle was long and boring enough; though I had chosen a pretty cool seat location — affording a great view of the massive left engine and wing. Plus, the sunset was quite nice. Returned to … Continue reading

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Hawaii, The Big Island: It Can’t, It Won’t, And It Don’t Stop

Monday, my last on the Island, was another day of stupefying wonders; courtesy, again, of the Volcano. It all began with yet another drive up a winding one-lane mountain road – this time, the South flank of Mauna Loa. The … Continue reading

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“Another Day In The Crater”

So spake to me a gentleman hiker as we passed each other on the floor of the Kilauea Iki crater – site of the spectacular 1959 eruption. Saving the best for last, to-day was spent at the Volcano. First up … Continue reading

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Boots And Buttockses

Yep, it’s true. As the title implies, the Big Island of Hawaii has kicked my dimpled ass yet again. The day began with a drive up to the Koloko Cloud Forest, 5,000 feet above Kona. As per usual, the vegetation … Continue reading

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