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Oahu is Cool, But Maui Is Awesome

Magical Maui Should Be Your First Hawaiian Experience Somewhere between Oahu and The Big Island is the Maui Experience Directly after high school, under extreme stress, I moved to Oahu with $40 and a pretty good idea I’d get a grant to go to Chaminade. That was a pivotal year in which I had to […]

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Welcome To Hawai’i – But Don’t Hate On Oahu

Taking Oahu In Like A Kama’ Aina Before, during and after a recent trip to Hawai’i, I heard, “are you going to Maui, or another island?” Usually that came in a tone that suggested Oahu was a waste of vacation time and had nothing to offer compared to Maui, Kauai or the “Big Island” of […]

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Spring Ride On The East Bound California Zephyr

Long distance Amtrak is fun if you are prepared I claim a certain expertise when it comes to riding Amtrak’s long routes. In particular, the western routes have become my alternative to flying given the incredible price hikes at Southwest Airlines. If you have a flexible schedule and a few days, the Amtrak experience can […]

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My Lens | Fog Rolling Into The Golden Gate Bridge

Marin Headlands Evening Vista of the Golden Gate Bridge The bridge looks golden from Marin, about halfway up the Headlands as fog rolls in. Evening shot of the world famous bridge that spans the entrance to the San Francisco Bay from the Marin Headlands. Despite a brisk wind that challenged a shutter-priority shot even with […]