Kaniakapupu Ruins, Nuuana, Oahu Bamboo Forest

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Rate our ReviewsKaniakapupu Ruins, Nuuana, Oahu…..Some activities take time to plan and some are planned on the spot. The latter is what happened on our journey to the Summer Palace of King Kamehameha III. One of my friends got tired of us staying inside and just playing cards, so he told us of a hike […]

Kaena Point , Oahu….The Hot Hot West of Hawaii I need the Beach

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Rate our ReviewsKaena Point , Oahu….Life has a way of teaching you ideas. I learned a few things about myself and the beauty of life when I went to Kaena point the west tip of the Island of O’ahu. To go on a hike you need to know a few details.  How long is the […]

Ithaca, New York: Running around the Planet, Part III – Fifty at Fifty

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Rate our ReviewsIthaca, New York….If there were any illusions the preparation for a marathon was intense, training for an ultra-marathon would prove a rude welcome to the big leagues.  Average weekly miles for marathon training was forty.  And for an ultra-marathon?  You run 65 miles a week for three weeks and then get blessed with […]

Chicago, Illinois, USA: Running around the Planet On the Road Again

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Rate our ReviewsChicago, Illinois, USA…So I thought I was through with running after the Reunion ultra-marathon.  Silly me. Perhaps I should be flattered my youngest stepson literally followed my footsteps and expressed his desire to run a marathon. Upon learning the news, Eric’s mother informed me “he can’t do that by himself.”  Of course my […]

Toronto Canada …Movies,History, Stones and Royalty – Story # 2

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Rate our ReviewsToronto Canada….Placed on a high platform near the stairs going up to the first storey, I saw a chair with a stone under its seat. It had four carved lions in place of the legs and many names etched on the back rest.Seeing both, I felt as elated as a kid and re […]