There are a few ways in which I will probably be forever altered by my time of living on an island during this fundamental and important stage in my young-adult life. And one of those core changes to my being will likely be my newfound ability to “just go with it” and observe island time: […]
“After all this time?” “Always.” ⚡ I am a huge nerd. I love books and form close bonds with the fictional characters who inhabit them and truly believe novels are a “uniquely portable magic” (-Stephen King) that take you to new worlds you may otherwise never have had the chance to see. So when, at […]
. . . Do you ever consider how quickly we humans adapt to things? How easily ‘new’ becomes ‘normal’? All of the sudden, today, when I was sitting at the beach on a mound of sand I’d piled up to try to avoid the high tides, barely even noticing the once-novel scent of my coconut […]
“I must be a mermaid… I have no fear of depths and a great fear of shallow living.”
We had a ton of great photos of my family, Christian and I from the Paradise Cove Luau , as well as from the Lanikai pillboxes hike we did – so I decided to just share them all in one blog post. My family has been doing all sorts of activities and hikes while they’re […]
We had the best staycation at The Modern Honolulu.
I’ve decided I’ll try to start a blog series that will act as a tour of Oahu’s beaches. It can be hard sometimes to leave the comfort of our own backyard beach and take the time to venture out to new places, but there are SO many amazing beaches to experience in Oahu that I […]
Oh boy, this post has taken me a while to get up. It’s funny how you can believe, like I do, that carrying around a camera and taking photos can help you to see even more clearly the beauty around you; to create and remember moments, but…. occasionally….. be too busy living to spend much […]
One really amazing thing about island life and Hawaii is that you can literally chase sunlight.
I’ve started a brand new chapter in Hawaii, but I figured I might share some recent history and some photos with you all from when Christian was still at West Point and I would visit him there and in New York City. ( Sorry for the quality of the photos that were taken before I […]