Trucks, Coffee, Shoes and Visits

Have you ever had that elated feeling from finally being able to do something that you once used to, but were no longer able to for whatever reason?  The answer is likely yes, since we've ALL had similar experiences wherein COVID-19 has restricted our 'normal' day-to-day life routines.  I know that I have definitely rejoiced …

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My Pandemic Vices: Hula Daddy Coffee and the Moccamaster Cup-One

If you haven't experienced coffee from Hula Daddy on the Big Island, I think you are missing out.  My husband and I visited their coffee farm a few years back and I was instantly hooked on their delicious 100% Kona coffees.  In fact, I'm anxiously awaiting the arrival of one of their lesser caffeine varieties …

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Hawaii’s Finest…Hibiscus and Java

While in Hawaii this past summer, we stopped at a local coffee plantation--one of our few touristy escapades.   Just outside of the building was this enormous tie-dye coloured hibiscus.  In reality, the flower was dying off, but its appearance was so unique that I couldn't help but capture its sixties feel on camera.  'Groovy …

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The Art & Yumminess of Pie-Ironing (Warning: Don’t Lick the Screen:-)

What a great way to start a morning, especially if you are an outdoor/camping enthusiast like us!  And, tell me that you cannot smell the 'cinnamon-y' goodness emanating through the screen from this wonderful little cast iron cooker used over an open fire.  I swear that I can still smell it or maybe it's just my …

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July 4th Weekend on the Big Island (Turtle Sighting Within:-)

  Well...how appropriate that WordPress.com should choose the word Island for today's word prompt, when in fact, we just happen to be on one!  Kona-The Big Island, that is.  Good choice of topics on their part and good choice on our part to be here again, I'd say:-) In this very instance in which I sit here …

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