Beat the winter blues–Go to Kauai

Heavenly ScentLast week I wrote about Winter funk. This week I’m writing about the cure…Kauai. If money wasn’t an option, I would move to this island paradise in a heartbeat and write in blissful peace for the remainder of my life and never suffer winter funk again.

There are many reasons why I love Kauai:

1) It’s the only island paradise I’ve been to (so I have nothing else to compare it to, and don’t really mind that) Continue reading

Kauai Kayaking

I’m having a serious island withdrawal.  This post is to give me a tiny artificial fix.  Last time we went to Kauai, we signed up for an all day Kayak trip down the Na Pali Coast.  It was a 17 mile open sea kayak adventure…

…and it was S-P-E-C-T-A-C-U-L-A-R!

We started on the north shore at Haena Beach at 6am.  I was so nervous.  The preceding week, I’d had nightmares Continue reading

Moments, Mothers, and Wildflowers

Hawaii_2 156Life is not measured by the number of breaths you take, but by the moments that take your breath away. (Author Unknown)

Today I want to write about Wildflowers.  The 2nd week of May is Wildflower Week, which is appropriate, since it’s also Mother’s Day on Sunday (mothers and flowers go together well).

When I lived in Las Vegas, I took a class on Wildflowers and we went out on field trips Continue reading