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
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
I'm up before 6 a.m. and there's already a line for coffee. 😐 You didn't think we'd go on vacation and not play disc golf, right? The boys packed three discs each. There's one permanent course on the entire Oahu island - Kupuohi disc golf course in Waipahu. This course was about 30 minutes away, … Continue reading Hawaii: Disc golf and North Shore
We were supposed to go to New York City in summer of 2020. But we don't need to rehash the #fail 2020 was. We originally thought we'd just roll over our trip to summer 2021. But when we had to start making plans in January 2021, things in New York City weren't quite back to … Continue reading Hawaii – summer vacation
Las Vegas and the Grand Canyon. Artificial vs. natural. Too many people vs. wide open spaces. Noise vs. quiet.