Thar She Blows!

We spent yesterday and this morning preparing for Hurricane Isaac’s arrival. Here’s the current position: Isaac is projected to get to Hurricane Category 1 status about the time it hits us in the Florida Keys. This will be the first hurricane to make landfall in the Keys in 7 years. We’re expecting sustained winds of … Continue reading


Waikiki, in the heart of Honolulu, is the tourist mecca of Hawaii; an especially popular destination for Japanese and Koreans. Our hotel was on the western end of Waikiki Beach which gave us a nice view of the extinct volcano known as Diamond Head. Waikiki, like Galt Ocean Mile and Miami Beach in Florida, is … Continue reading