A Day in the City

On Wednesday November 21, we woke up early again, and started the day off with convenience store coffee, a quick jog, and a visit to the playground. By day 3, we’d pretty much developed a routine. Vale loves this park and was enjoying some good climbing and slides. We then took the bus and the … More A Day in the City

Portland 10/5/2018

Once again, we made good use of our Southwest Companion Pass by taking a long weekend and checking out Portland. Vale was mostly reasonable on the flight, and we arrived around 11 in the morning, just in time to be greeted by rain amidst the lush green landscapes. Upon landing, we immediately made use of … More Portland 10/5/2018

Maui – 7/13/2018

On this day, we enjoyed breakfast at the buffet at our hotel, which featured the usual breakfast suspects, along with miso soup, Kahlua pork, and some other fun items. After breakfast, we went for a hike on the Lahaina Pali trail. It was only about 5 miles, but was quite steep, and involved scrambling up … More Maui – 7/13/2018

Maui – 7/12/18

Due to the lack of pictures taken this day, it is difficult for us to fully reconstruct what went down. For sure, Jenn briefly read a few pages of Civil War stories by Ambrose Bierce out on the hotel balcony, and took in the palm trees and waves while drinking sparkling grapefruit water. This was … More Maui – 7/12/18

Maui 7/10/2018

On Tuesday, we took a drive on the legendary Road to Hana, and experienced its legendary beauty as well as legendarily slow traffic. We hiked to the twin falls, where Jenn took a quick swim. As Jenn was walking along mossy rocks, the distinct scent of thick tropical foliage and sticky air on the way … More Maui 7/10/2018