This week, my dear friends left Hawaii to continue on to their next adventure: Boston. Ashley and Eddie, two people that I have become close friends with here in Hawaii, are two of kind. I have a deep affection for … Continue reading A Hui Hou, Ashley and Eddie!
It’s no secret that I love my job, my office, and being on the water. Kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, and surfing are my favorite ways to get out and play in Kailua Bay. And so, I want to share these experiences … Continue reading So You Want to Go Kayaking?
I hope that you read this blog title to the tune of “Teach Me How to Dougie”- that was the intention here! Some of you may know that I took a trip to Indonesia in the fall of 2016. It … Continue reading Teach Me How to Bali
Anyone who works in the service industry is not unfamiliar with the concept of having to work on national holidays. On Saturday, Christmas Eve, my day was spent photographing paddlers and showing guests the beauty of Kailua Bay from the … Continue reading Nice to Meet You, President Obama
I believe that the greatest leap we’ll ever take may not be the one in which we uproot ourselves in terms of the greatest amount of miles. It may not be the leap in which we put the most on … Continue reading The Greatest Leap We’ll Ever Take
As I am wondering why I have not shared more about my favorite place in all of Hawaii, I realize it is because it is so difficult to express just how special the Mokulua Islands are. These islands are the … Continue reading December Days
It’s Christmastime in Hawaii. Things feel a little bit different this time of year – about 50° different to be exact! Spending this holiday season apart from family and lacking a winter wonderland, I am pulling out all the stops … Continue reading Christmastime in Hawaii
The other day at work I was ringing up guests visiting from somewhere other than the United States. When I hear a hint of an accent, I love to ask where individuals are originally from. This couple in particular replied, … Continue reading Fun and Free Ways to Become More “Worldly”
Instead of describing the Thanksgiving Clay and I celebrated three years ago in South America as a “Thanksgiving Fail”, I prefer to remember it as an untraditonal Thanksgiving. This holiday is here once again, and for the third time in … Continue reading An Untraditional Thanksgiving
Usually, words come easy to me. But in the case of Indonesia, I am struggling to find the right ones to fully encompass all of this country’s beauty and our experience there. So for now, I’ll share our experience of … Continue reading Indonesia in 10 Photos