The Rambling Writer’s Hawaii, part 4: Lots of Lava!

Join Thor and me as we trek across a lot of lava on Hawaii’s Big Island and learn about the geology of the islands. NOTE: Thor and I decided on a quick trip to Hawaii’s Big Island to stretch out … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer’s Hawaii, part 3: Exploring the Northwest End of the Big Island

Join Thor and me as our Hawaii trip continues with an exploration of the Big Island‘s northwest features. NOTE: Thor and I decided on a quick trip to Hawaii’s Big Island to stretch out summer a bit as our gray, rainy … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer: Another Day Seized!

In which Thor, Bear dog, and I seize the day as sun breaks through our Pacific Northwest autumn deluges. “Carpe Diem” — “Seize the day” — we have been exhorted at least since the Roman poet Horace and the Greek … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer: Halloween and Day of the Dead

Musings as the wheel of the year turns toward winter, and the veil thins between the living and the dead. Tomorrow is Halloween, All Hallow’s Eve, Samhain, on the cusp of the season when traditionally the veil between the worlds … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer’s Hawaii, part 2: A Secluded Cove

Join Thor and me as we hike over lava fields on the Big Island to find a paradise cove and snorkel with a young Honu sea turtle. NOTE: Thor and I decided on a quick trip to Hawaii’s Big Island to … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer’s Hawaii, part 1: Snorkeling the Big Island

Join Thor and me as we return to the Big Island and renew acquaintance with our favorite snorkel site and fishy friends. NOTE: Listening to my doc’s concerns, and considering the complications of multi-destination European travel during the pandemic surge … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer’s Hawaii: Return to the Big Island, part 1

Thor and I returned to the Big Island, Hawaii, to enjoy some snorkeling and sunshine before gloomy gray winter descends on our Pacific Northwest. Listening to my doc’s concerns, and considering the complications of multi-destination European travel during the pandemic … Continue reading

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