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Contemporary Hawaiian Quilts: Hilo, Hawai`i

Out of the 3029 passengers on the ship, I suspect we were the only two that went to see quilts in Hilo.  As we are wont to do, we were just wandering around the town to see what was going on. … Continue reading

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“Really Real” flowers: Hilo, Hawai`i

Wandering through Hilo’s farmers’ market, Alie’s eye was caught by flowers turned into jewelry.  The young lady selling them said the process was developed by a friend of her family.  When I got home, I did a little more research. … Continue reading

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Hilo: Hawai`i

We flew over the volcano Kilauea April 4.  It was just coincidence last week’s post was just as new fissures and eruptions were threatening homes outside Hilo.  After reading reports, I believe the lava in my photo “lava lake”  suddenly … Continue reading

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Volcanoes: Hawaii, The Big Island

Hawaii, the biggest and newest island in the State of Hawaii, is called “The Big Island.”  Five shield volcanoes formed the island.  Two are still active.  Kilauea, currently the world’s longest continually-erupting volcano, has erupted steadily since 1983 and is … Continue reading

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Photographic Memories

When Alie’s health was problematic, we decided to pursue our dream of travel.  I retired early [she says I just quit working].  Now here we are years later going strong [if not as strong]. We are grateful for every day.  … Continue reading

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Three nights and two days in Madrid

Recently I read a blog by a woman complaining about her her hotel bathroom.  It reminded me of a time when our hotel’ s sloping bathroom ceiling meant one could stand only at one end of the tub. We had … Continue reading

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“Gathering of [not so big] Giants:” Cape Coral Florida

Our Internet service will be problematic during April, and I apologize if I am slow to respond to comments. Seventy pilots flew more than 100 planes and helicopters off a 600-foot runway — radio controlled model planes and helicopters, that … Continue reading

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