Priest Lake shoreline stones
Lazy afternoon on Priest Lake
Boating on Upper Priest Lake
Like Pitch on the Pine…
View of Priest Lake from Elkins Resort
Like pitch on the pine, Priest Lake stuck with me, seeped in my soul and lingered in my heart – even after 25 years of absence.
Scratched in the Idaho Panhandle, carved by energy and force, Priest Lake is shouldered by the mighty Selkirk Mountains. Shawled in pines, adorned with sandy shores, islands and bays – the deep emerald water sparkles in sun and moonlight. Continue reading “Coyotes and Wild Turkey”
Where the days last forever
The hours you won’t measure
The memories you will treasure-
It’s a camping state of mind.
When the odometer flipped 2,400 miles, we knew we were no longer on an island in the middle of the Pacific. While it’s a good distance to travel, it’s just a fraction of the distance we will go before we finish this adventure in the American West. Continue reading “Mining Memories In Montana”
Kihei, Maui Sunset
My Island Home for 25 years, Kihei Maui
Kihei, Maui Sunset
Me and Trenton at his Carnation Farm in Kula Maui
Haleakala Carter, Maui
My Sis and I, Hamoa Beach Maui
Thoughts of moving from my Maui home lingered in my mind for a good 10 years.
It’s not that I’d grown tired of living on a tropical paradise for 25 years, it’s that my heart longed for new surrounding, for new adventures.
Living on an island, you begin the day observing the swiftness of the sun rising over the volcano; you end the day watching the speed of the sun setting over the ocean.This teaches you to realize how quickly time passes and I wanted to make this change while I was still able to enjoy the journey.
For one reason or another however, the timing hadn’t been right. So I patiently waited for Mother Maui to reveal the signs to me. Continue reading “Aloha Means Hello and Goodbye”
“You did what?” is the first thing out of people’s mouth when I tell them I just moved from Maui. It’s not surprising to me. That’s the same response I heard from people when I told them I was moving to Maui 25 years ago. Continue reading “From Maui to the Mainland”