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Day 5 – Surf from Sun Up to Sun Down

Yup, we watched surfers in the morning, we watched surfers in the evening and in between? Stuff happened. Mike had a longer run planned for today, to run part of his race route. While Mike ran, I walked to a beach to meet him. This time I went closer to the famous Waikiki pier to…

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Day 3 – Learning to Listen

The island tells you things, you just have to understand how to listen to the island and decipher the message.  We weren’t listening very well for some of the morning today, but once we figured it out things turned around. Mike had a seven mile run scheduled and we planned to meet at Le’ahi beach…

Oahu Day 1 – Arrival

  Our day begin at 3:30 a.m. eastern time, drinking horrible hotel coffee, but cheered by the fact that I raised $5,000 in donations for the Oahu Heart Walk coming up on August 11th.  Woot-Woot. We made it to the check in line around 4:30 for a 5:30 flight.  United was packed and the anxiety…

Traveling Along on Day 1

Monday started at 3:45 a.m., slugging down ghastly hotel coffee before our 4:30 a.m. check in with United. We booked our tickets way in advance and somehow stumbled upon decently priced first class tickets.  Why not? We are celebrating our 100th combined.  We flew to Newark, I think the plane just went up and came…