Maui Madness

The Hawaiian Islands consist of some 136 islands, islets, atolls, and coral reefs. However, only seven islands are inhabited. These consist of the big island of Hawaii, Oahu, Maui, Kauai, Niihau, Lanai and Molokai. These islands are some of the destinations on many people’s bucket list. Over the years, I’ve visited all but one of… Continue reading Maui Madness

On the road with the mother load

Traveling with a person with absolutely no directional sense can be a challenge. My 89-year old mother is a case in point. Forget the adage that age and experience trump youth. Mom can’t read a road map. At all. Never could, even in her younger years. Perhaps it’s because she didn’t get her driver’s license… Continue reading On the road with the mother load

Heading over to Hontoon Island

Hontoon Island State Park is a great little spot for day-tripping or overnight camping. Southwest of the city of DeLand in west Volusia County, Florida, the park is a favorite destination for many. At just over 1,650 acres in size, and about 9½ miles in circumference, it takes a little while to explore. Various people… Continue reading Heading over to Hontoon Island