Monthly Archives: March 2014

Grateful for small moments

I try to write down my blessings and thank God every day. Being grateful for what I have lays the foundation for having an abundant life. What are you thankful for this day? Dear God, Thank You for giving us … Continue reading

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Zipping through the canopy

One of the first friends I made on the Big Island was Dianne. She thinks expansively about everything. So for her 65th birthday, she decided to go zip-lining and invited her family and all of us in the Women’s Circle … Continue reading

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Humpback heat run, catamaran style

My binocular encounter with humpback whales last week left me hungry for more. So when Stacy called with the news that Endless Summer Private Charters had room to take us on a whale-watching excursion on Friday morning, we abandoned other … Continue reading

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Thar he blows…and breaches and spy hops and slaps his tail

I love this time of year when friends sprinkle their conversation with references to our humpback whales. “Yesterday we went to the beach and sat there for two hours watching the whales surface and spout.” Or “we were at this … Continue reading

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