Another trip around the Sun

This year you experience an innate tension. You know what you want and are goal-directed. You also have a moody side. If single, dating you could be challenging, as you have such a multifaceted personality. Someone might identify with and relate to one facet buy not another. You will know you meet the right person. … [Read more…]

Kauai 2019 – Day Four

This was boat trip day. Which was something not planned before I came to the island. Between the flyers near the baggage claim at the Lihue airport and the travel book, it was a sorta a last minute decision. It ended up being a good choice.  I booked a tour with Captain Andy’s called the … [Read more…]

Kauai 2019 – Day Three

It was at this point when I began to realize I had made a terrible travel decision.  Up to this moment, weather had prevented me from hiking on three trails, I wanted to hike,  a few sunset photos I wanted to shot, and closed off a significant portion of the island to me. It made … [Read more…]

Kauai 2019 – Day Two

After a day of failed hikes, giving up some skin/blood to the Ku’Kui trail, and crowing roosters, I wanted to hit the next big spot that booth the travel guide and other people I had talked too – the North Shore.  I was in for another disappointment.  Ke’e Beach on the northern part of the … [Read more…]

Kauai 2019 – Day One

Despite not sleeping for, oh I don’t know how long, I woke up at 0230 local time. And you want to know what I noticed? The crowing roosters.  Let me just back up for a moment and say this: the travel book I bought for Kauai briefly mentioned the chickens. So back in ’92, a … [Read more…]

Kauai 2019 – Travel Day

Last year, when I visited Hawai’i – the Big Island – i heard from a few people that I should visit Kauai – The Garden Island of Hawai’i. I put it on the list.  On New Year’s Day this year, I went one of my favorite hikes and was a bit introspective as I sat … [Read more…]

Grind my own meatballs!

As long as I have had my KitchenAid mixer, I have eyeballed the different attachments. The first attachment I obtained was the pasta attachment; a roller and two cutters – which I have used many times. Fresh pasta cooks so much faster. I had mixed feelings about the grinder attachment. I didn’t really think I … [Read more…]