March 15, 2018

Mauna Kea translates to English as “white mountain,” aptly named for the snow that falls at its peak. On a clear day, you can be sitting on a…

March 5, 2018

Nick’s deployment is coming up. If we were having coffee, I would probably spend most of our time together talking about it. So let’s call this a coffee…

February 23, 2018

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February 20, 2018

I am kind of obsessed with the Big Island. It’s so different from where I live on Oahu. It’s seriously like being on a different planet at times….

February 15, 2018

I’m spilling all of my secrets lately! Here’s one that most people don’t know about Nick and me unless you’re a fellow military spouse or a close friend….

February 13, 2018

I’m not a huge Valentine’s Day fan. I just don’t really see the point in it. Especially when it’s during the week, it just seems like a lot…

February 7, 2018

I don’t think I’ve ever needed a vacation as much as I needed to get away with Nick to the Big Island over New Years. Nick has always…

February 1, 2018

So here’s something I’ve been wanting to talk about on my blog for a long time, but haven’t been able to find the courage to do. I have…

January 26, 2018

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January 15, 2018

As people all around the world heard, Hawaii had a terrible scare for 38 minutes on Saturday. I was lucky. I slept through most of it. I probably had…