"Excuse me, ma'am. Please stop!" the volunteer shouted to a woman who was oblivious to the fact that she was about to walk into a turtle. "Oh, I am just trying to get over there," the woman responded while pointing in the general direction in front of herself. She almost took another step and the… Continue reading Hi, mama turtle!
Do you know where pineapples come from?
Seven years ago, when Bryce and I went to Hawaii for the first time together, I learned that he didn't know where pineapples come from. By where they "come from," I specifically mean how pineapples are grown. He always assumed pineapples grew on trees, just like, well, apples. This thinking does make sense. But, as… Continue reading Do you know where pineapples come from?
A whirlwind Hawaiian weekend
I'm a born and raised Seattleite. This means I am not used to, nor will I ever get accustomed to, running in heat and humidity. But, for some reason, I suggested to my cousin that we run a half marathon together in Hawaii. This was back in October. We did the race nearly two weeks… Continue reading A whirlwind Hawaiian weekend
Hawaii: All about that local kine grindz (or just food in general)
Whenever friends are going to Hawaii for the first time, their first question for me is "What should I eat?" I wouldn't call myself a foodie. I'm too picky for that. (After all, I'm a vegetarian who makes an exception only for crispy bacon!) But, the food I do like, I eat a lot of.… Continue reading Hawaii: All about that local kine grindz (or just food in general)