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Ping Pong anyone?

One of the great things about living on Maui is taking a mini vacation in your own backyard. Many of the Hotels offer an amazing Kaamaina rate. You can pack a little bag and easily live the high life for a day or two. Your kids can slide on the big slides and play all day til they drop. You can even pack a bag of groceries and make lunch to take poolside instead of paying the hotel prices.
The views are sublime and it doesn’t take long before you feel like you are on vacation. The best part is at the end of the day you can walk back to your room instead of hauling all your gear and your sandy kids home. Many hotels don’t advertise this so give your favorite one a call and ask for their Kaamaina rate. It does require a Hawaii drivers licence.
Ping Pong Anyone?

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Still in the dark…but I see the Light!

Talk about not knowing what you are doing! I cleared the browsing history on my computer this morning and all of a sudden couldn’t get back into my blog! What an idiot.
Took me quite a while to just go to wordpress and log in again. And then I kept adding .com to the user name and it kept saying it was wrong…OMG thought I was locked out. FINALLY realized that I didn’t need the .com on the user name and here I am again.
I will be happy when I don’t have a mild sense of panic every time I try to do something new. Must sound silly to all of you long time bloggers, but computers always make me feel like I could delete it all with the push of a wrong key…Yikes! I am determined to learn this process and to sharing my beautiful Island with the world. Still in the dark…but I see the LIGHT!

Walking the Dog at Dusk

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Walking the Dog at Dusk

I walk the dog in the morning or just at the end of the day and I never get tired of this view, it is different in every light. The pineapple fields are there thanks to Pardee Erdman, owner of Ulupalakua Ranch.
He is a rancher who truly loves the land and didn’t want to see pineapple end on Maui. The fields you see here are Maui Gold in Haliimaile.