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  • Food Travel

    Husking coconuts (without a machete)

    Part 5 of WFH Series: Oahu Thanks to a brave tree climber (and trespasser), we were gifted 6 coconuts and no proper tools to crack them open. While Don didn’t have…

  • Travel

    Pit stops and rainy day activities

    Part 4 of WFH Series: Oahu Outside of hiking and water adventures, Oahu offers lots of laid back activities that aren’t physically demanding or time-consuming. Our extended stay allowed us to…

  • Travel

    Hiking around Oahu

    Part 3 of WFH Series: Oahu This might as well be titled ‘Muddiest hikes in Oahu’, as for some lucky reason, most of our hiking excursions were marred by rain and…

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    North Shore beaches and surfs

    Part 1 of WFH Series: Oahu During the two months in Oahu, I did pretty well with my goal of hitting up all the beaches on the island. One Saturday afternoon…

  • Travel

    Christmas in La Jolla

    San Diego is a popular day trip for the family, and this time I brought along my relatively new Zuiko 45mm f1.8mm lens. The day was split between Del Mar and…

  • Travel

    Two Days, Two National Parks

    In Week 14 of guest blogging, Katie introduces her cousin to one of the best things about this country: its National Parks. Check out their long weekend adventures below, and what else Katie’s been up to in her Day…

  • Travel

    Balboa Park, San Diego: Masks Edition

    A day trip to Balboa Park in San Diego has been the furthest I’ve explored as shelter-in-place continues to put a damper on summer travels.  Reunited with my 50mm prime (and…

  • Travel

    Cousins Ski Trip to Utah

    This is such a long post that I’ll compensate with a brief intro. Welcome to Week 8 of Day in the Life: Katie Shelters At Home by guest blogger Katie: a weekend itinerary…

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    Misc Travel Work

    What’s in my wallet?

    Week 5 of the Day in the Life: Katie Shelters At Home series is as fun as money talk can get. When guest author Katie first pitched the idea, I originally wasn’t interested but…