A debrief by the sea

After a night spent witnessing a way of life no mother or daughter or sister should have to endure.

Through the haze of jet lag

After more than 30 hours of travel, I’m finally on the other side of the world. Where they are playing my daughter’s favorite song in the hotel lobby.

The birth of a hashtag

When two different and opposing groups of people clashed, and an inside joke became useful.

For Stacia

One particular Silverleaf Linden sitting in the perfect corner at the base of the foothills.

Fire in the night

It’s been a long, rough week so I’m taking a moment of gratitude for all that is good and right in my life.

Wildlife Encounters, episode “Frog”

Even on an island 3,000 miles away I cannot escape the wildlife. You would have screamed, too. Do not lie to me and say otherwise.

A room with a view

Next time I’ll go on that hike, but my first encounter with Maui was a little more sedate. Deliciously sedate.

Mahalo

I don’t know the statistics for Prozac prescriptions in Hawaii, but I could probably make a solid guess.

Sand and surf and sea

If sea turtles had an Instagram account.

Kahana Beach, Maui

Nestled into a corner of the west side of a beautiful island so wonderfully far from all the noise.