As I mentioned in the last post, one of my dearest, darling, bestest friend came to visit me!!! (please pardon the overuse of exclamation marks on this post….. but i was just so darn excited!) Meet Dulce! Dulce & I at the train station We met way back in the day (2002) and have been … More Bestest Friends!
This week has been a little hectic for the fact that I came back home to Italy and this time, brought my parents with me for a 2 weeks stay. Since I’m posting this at 23.00 (11:00pm for you who don’t use the 24 hour clock), I’m going to try to be brief, but…. I … More Coming home to Italy….with MORE VISITORS!
Yesterday, Carlo and I were finally able to hit the beach again. It was mostly cloudy all morning but there was enough sun for Carlo to actually get some color! Afterwards we went for a drive up the east coast of Oahu to the Polynesian Culture Center for our Luau! The PCC is one of … More Hula, Roast Pork, and Poi… Oh My!
Next on our list was a Submarine Tour of Waikiki Beach. The company we used ‘Atlantis’ built an artificial reef to help promote growth in the sea. With some of the changes in the environment, some of the fish are going extinct and the reef are dying. It’s really fun for 1st timers like us … More Hawaii: by land, air, and now.. SEA!
For today’s activity, we took a Helicopter Tour of the Island. This is our 2nd Helicopter tour. The first was in New York City, October 2007. That was so much fun that when I saw this tour, I asked Carlo if we could do it again. This tour was only supposed to last 30 minutes … More Bird’s Eye view..
“Mr. Vice President [Henry A. Wallace], Mr. Speaker [Sam Rayburn], members of the Senate and the House of Representatives: yesterday, December 7th, 1941—a date which will live in infamy—the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan. The United States was at peace with … More "A Date Which Will Live in Infamy"- FDR
Well, we finally made it to Hawaii. For some reason, this flight seemed like it took FOREVER. We flew from DFW and had a layover in Denver then to Honolulu. In all, we spent 10 hrs flying!! That’s the same amount of time we travel for Italy!!!! What is wrong with this picture?? If we … More ALOHA!