Blonde Girl Vs. Cockroaches and the Like

Oh dear....one of the few downfalls of travelling to tropical places, such as Hawaii is dealing with all of the critters that otherwise don't exist back home in the cold throes of Canada. For that, I am grateful. If, rather when:-), we hopefully move here, I think the fumigator will become my best friend on …

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Present in Every Possible Moment, in Every Possible Way on Every Possible Day

"The good news is that you are in Hawaii....you don't need much." This is the response that the front desk clerk cheerfully rang out with, as I wearily awaited the two-day late arrival of our luggage at wee hours in the morning. After having been without our 'stuff' for over forty-eight hours, his statement has …

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And The Lava Flows….

Image courtesy of Hawaii Magazine, USGS Chances are that you have heard about Kilauea's recent and ongoing eruption on The Big Island of Hawaii.  Indeed, the media coverage has been extensive over the past few weeks and certainly the number of evacuations and repercussions has been notable.  Watching the fiery lava spill across roads and …

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Perfectly Timed Vacation

You know, as I sit leisurely on the lanai for our tenth straight day,  I am trying to think of the word/words to describe when a planned vacation just so happens to fall during record-setting Frigid cold temperatures and snow back home.  Joy?  Happiness?  Lucky?  Blessed?  Relief?  Pure and absolute pleasure?  A sense of perfection?   How …

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