12th annual* ski trip – 2022

*should have been 13th annual. But 2020 happened so...This year, we went with another family to ski. They have a son the boys' age. On Saturday, we carpooled to Denver, switching up the seating arrangements in the cars. We stayed at the same hotel we stayed in the first night last year, before the #snowmageddon2021. … Continue reading 12th annual* ski trip – 2022

Hawaii: Getting home

How it's going... None of us were thrilled with the red eye flight we took from Honolulu to Denver. We left Hawaii at 8:30 p.m., and were to land in Denver at 7:30 a.m. mountain time. Our trip took an unexpected turn when 30 minutes before we arrived in Denver, Zach passes out in the … Continue reading Hawaii: Getting home

Hawaii: Pearl Harbor, submarine tour

We caught a shuttle and got a quick tour of some interesting points in Honolulu, before heading to Pearl Harbor. We caught a boat over to where the USS Arizona sunk, which was both fascinating and eerie. The USS Missouri is in the background of the picture below. The USS Missouri is the site of … Continue reading Hawaii: Pearl Harbor, submarine tour

Hawaii: Sunset cruise, Manoa Falls

I stood in line for 45 minutes at Starbucks this morning. Lots of people like their coffee, that's for sure. There's a Starbucks in the lobby of our tower, but it's temporarily closed. COVID maybe? Or not enough workers? The boys went to the army museum this morning, and I spent some time at the … Continue reading Hawaii: Sunset cruise, Manoa Falls