My First Two Piece Swimsuit at 30 Years Old

If you would have told me the first time I'd wear a legit two piece swimsuit was 10 months post partum, I would have laughed at you for the rest of my life. Yet here I am.I suppose I'll take you to the beginning.I was young, maybe around 10, with full awareness I was not … Continue reading My First Two Piece Swimsuit at 30 Years Old

I Am Nothing

I've never been a big fan of the sea, the ocean, the beach. I couldn't swim so it felt silly to spend hours wallowing in the shallow end. One time I almost drowned and no one realized it or even cared when I told the story. I wouldn't say I was traumatized by it. Listen … Continue reading I Am Nothing

Big Island, Aloha!

Did you know aloha means hello, goodbye, as well as love, compassion, peace, and much more?! It is truly a beautiful word encompassing the spirit of Hawai'i, which means the breath (ha) and water (wai) of life from god.  I didn't get far into Kona, a.k.a the Big Island, before I knew this island was … Continue reading Big Island, Aloha!

And Then There Was Honolulu

View from Diamond Head We get there. We were excited. We got our car. He hooked us all the way up with a Nissan Pathfinder that normally rents for like $100+ day at no additional cost. We were more pumped because we would be able to snooze in the back comfortably (it's roomy inside and … Continue reading And Then There Was Honolulu

Maui? Wowie!

Aloha. There were chickens. Chickens and roosters everywhere. From gas stations to restaurants, these feathered birds roamed freely and would walk up to you for food. I also saw wild cats running across the street to ones living in the state park by the beach cozying up to humans for food. There were more white … Continue reading Maui? Wowie!