Mahalo, Honolulu

Tomorrow I fly back to the mainland to Denver, and end my 25-day Hawaiian vacation and adventure. It’s been a great trip and visit with my two sons who live in Honolulu. And while I didn’t catch any of the other islands on this trip, we made good use of...

Hawaii Hike

Took my first Oahu island hike yesterday with my younger son. As with most (just about all) hiking trails here, you have to do a lot of vertical climbing to get to the views. And as expected, the views are spectacular but you have to earn them through a lot...

Anywhere America

One thing I’ve noticed more in my travels this year is that fundamentally, American big cities have more in common than they are unique. As I was eating lunch at Whole Foods today, I pondered the above scene out my window and realized, except for the palm trees (and even...

Writing Time, Island Style

The only activity that hasn’t been as frequent as I’d like on this nomadic tour of the U.S. is my writing routine. I finally got on track in early April and have been doing better, but then I hit the Hawaiian islands and promptly went tropically lazy! As it turned...

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