Maroon Bells

When planning our trip to Colorado, Faith had one request: She wanted to visit the Maroon Bells. Well, she had other requests too, but this was the one stop that she didn’t want to miss. I didn’t even know that she knew anything about the Maroon Bells. Ironically she...

Colorado Gold

Colorado. Our 38th state. Home of the Rocky Mountains. And for this trip, GOLD! Gold as in the beautiful gold leaves of aspens in Fall. When Faith suggested a trip to Colorado back in June, I was eager to go. I had been to Colorado a couple of times...

Expressions

Expressions – the process of making known one’s thoughts or feelings. I recently redesigned my blog and I was giving some thought as to how to introduce the new look. I was looking through my portfolio for something new, unique or special that I could use as a theme...

Kauai Skywatch

Skywatch – to observe the sky for celestial bodies or aircraft. With Kauai’s location in the middle of the Pacific ocean, there are not many aircraft to watch go by. In fact, the only aircraft we saw around the island were the helicopter tours taking visitors on a hour...

Kilauea Point

Kilauea Point is one of my favorite places to visit on Kauai. Kilauea Point encompasses both the Kilauea Point lighthouse and the Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge. The lighthouse is a neat place to visit, but the wildlife refuge is the real reason why I like to visit. Click...

Hanalei

Hanalei is located on the north shore of Kauai. It is a quaint little town with many shops and restaurants to enjoy. We stopped in Hanalei for lunch after visiting the Hanalei National Wildlife Refuge and Hanalei Bay. You may have heard of Hanalei Bay as films such as...

Lake Hancock

Lake Hancock is a large lake in Polk County that is surrounded by thousands of acres of protected land. The Lake Hancock Outfall Wetlands is a Southwest Florida Water Management District (commonly called SWIFTMUD) property that is generally not open to the public. A few times a year, the...