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Hilo to Honolulu–Waikiki, Whisky, and Family

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We took a quick trip to Oahu the day before our trip to Osaka so we could have some time to visit my super-cute and very “healthy” nephew, Max. Max’s grandma greeted us… Continue reading

AirAsia from Honolulu to Osaka

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Did you hear about the AirAsia airfare sale from Honolulu to Osaka for $99? I did and I got caught up in the frenzy of trying to get to Japan for $99 each… Continue reading

How I Spent Three Days in the Big Apple

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Wendy contacted me on a Monday to see if I would be interested in joining her that weekend on an impromptu trip to one of my favorite cities–New York City.  We did some quick… Continue reading

Let’s go to Brunch

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I get together with my good friend Merle every so often.  Our schedules are such that Sunday brunch is usually the best time for us to get together. The last time we got… Continue reading

Fitting in a Workout

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I enjoy working out. (Here is a link to a previous post about exercising.) Getting myself to start the workout is the hardest part of working out.  I find that putting on workout… Continue reading

You Not Shame?

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Word of the Day:  Embarrassing The word embarrassing came up recently and as I thought about the word I wondered if I had any reflections I cared to share in a blog post.… Continue reading

A Soccer and Okazuya Sunday in Hilo

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My daughter participated in the Volcano Soccer Tournament on a weekend in July.  On the Sunday of the tournament, her team had a 9 a.m. game scheduled. The athletes are asked to be… Continue reading

Lucy’s Taqueria in Downtown Hilo

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Have you been to Lucy’s Taqueria in Hilo? They serve fresh Mexican food at reasonable prices. And the serving sizes are enormous!I went to Lucy’s for dinner recently with a couple of friends.… Continue reading

Liholiho Yacht Club in San Francisco

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My friends and I heard about a hot new restaurant in SF and tried getting reservations. The online reservation system didn’t show any openings for the weekend we were there.  One friend tried… Continue reading

Only Easy: Misty’s Hilo-Style BBQ Pork Ribs

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By Misty I. Happy Independence Day!!! I have two questions for you…. #1…What are you doing for Independence Day? If you live in Hilo, I’m thinking you will probably watch the fireworks show… Continue reading