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|By: Paul S. Cilwa||Occurred: 6/13/2019
||Topics: #Hawaii #Maui #Travel||Page Views: 141|
|Our last chance to see anything we missed before flying home.|
The best vacations are the ones from which one cannot wait to return home!
|By: Paul S. Cilwa||Occurred: 6/12/2019
||Topics: #Hawaii #Maui #Travel||Page Views: 143|
|Following Maui's West Coast|
West Maui is a lot less populated, and, indeed, busy, than Maui's Eastern half. But it's where one can see spectacular scenery, see an ocean blowhole, and eat the World's Best Banana Bread. So, let's get started!
Iao Valley and a Luau
|By: Paul S. Cilwa||Occurred: 6/11/2019
||Topics: #Hawaii #Maui #Travel||Page Views: 144|
|Hiking and eating|
There's no way a person should visit Hawaii—especially for the first time—and not attend a luau! But first, a visit to the unearthly Iao Valley is also a requirement.
|By: Paul S. Cilwa||Occurred: 6/10/2019
||Topics: #Hawaii #Maui #Molokini #Travel||Page Views: 100|
|Snorkeling the reef off Molokini|
Keith has never been snorkeling. That is a state that ended, today.
Relaxing at Papalaua Beach Park
|By: Paul S. Cilwa||Occurred: 6/9/2019
||Topics: #Hawaii #Maui #Papalaua #Travel||Page Views: 101|
|An unexpected change of plans left us relaxing in the sun and shade at a beach.|
This page will contain the photos and narrative of the first day of this trip. Once it's happened!
|By: Paul S. Cilwa||Occurred: 6/8/2019
||Topics: #Hawaii #Maui #Travel||Page Views: 156|
|From lavender to cows, Maui's upcountry is just full of surprises.|
Today's drive took us from Maui's southern shore, along the sparsely-populated southern highway and upslope to Haleakala's Upcountry area.
Flying to Maui
|By: Paul S. Cilwa||Occurred: 6/6/2019
||Topics: #Hawaii #Maui #Travel||Page Views: 152|
|As our adventure begins, we fly to Hawaii, rent a camper, and head for the volcano.|
Today, the first day of Keith's Birthday Trip to Maui, began with last-minute packing and a trip to the airport! Our friend, Michael, drove us to the American Airlines terminal at Phoenix's Sky Harbor, and we were off!
Cailey's High School Graduation
|By: Paul S. Cilwa||Occurred: 5/28/2019
||Topics: #Cailey||Page Views: 172|
|My elder granddaughter acheives adulthood.|
My first granddaugter, Cailey Hope, grew up on the East Coast so we didn't get to see too much of her; just during the occasional trip by us East, or by them, West. So we were delighted when her parents moved to Arizona! However, I was also concerned that she would have trouble joining a senior high school class in which she knew no one might be tough. Not to worry! Cailey simply signed up for online classes with Chandler Online Academy. And tonight was her graduation! She had never actually met her classmates; but now they were all together to receive their diplomas.
With Keith In Maui, 2019
|By: Paul S. Cilwa||Posted: 5/9/2019
||Topics: #Hawaii #Maui #Travel||Page Views: 173|
|Keith and I take a trip to Maui, Hawaii.|
Maui is the most romantic place I've ever been to. Not that I've had a lot of chance to be romantic there, as the first trip I made, I made solo; the second was with my boyfriend of the time (and foreshadowed the end of our relationship); the third was for my daughter's wedding. This time is different. It's for my dear husband Keith's birthday, and is doubling as our delayed honeymoon. And I have every intention of being romantic on it!
Jenny's College Graduation
|By: Paul S. Cilwa||Occurred: 5/6/2019
||Topics: #Family #Jenny||Page Views: 208|
|My youngest daughter gets her degree!|
My youngest daughter, despite being a busy mother of three, decided to go ahead and get her college degree. She worked like crazy on it in between birthday parties, doctor visits and other outings with the children. And her work finally paid off, as we attended her graduation from Arizona State University with a B.A. in Psychology.