Hawaii: Final Days

I slowed down a bit for Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday.  I worked on the blog, toured sites close to Hilo, and  took walks near the hotel.

Opi, who visits where she is welcome, helped me with the blog.  On one of my walks I found a flower I wanted to photograph but didn’t. An iPhone snap may remind me for another time. Continue reading Hawaii: Final Days

A Visit to Hawaii: No Trike, but We’re Traveling

For the past several years Tim has been working on a computer simulation program for his former Ithaca boss, Ray Carruthers.  Ray and his wife Nada live on Hawaii now and Ray is working on controlling the Coffee Berry Borer.  Tim is a programmer working on a simulation for this project.  You might ask Tim more about his work.  My aim for this post is to tell you what I’ve been doing on my first trip to Hawaii.  We’re staying at the Dolphin Bay Hotel in Hilo.  Tim has been at work at Ray’s lab for the last week and I’ve been doing what I like best—taking pictures—mostly of plants. Continue reading A Visit to Hawaii: No Trike, but We’re Traveling

Wandering about on my recumbent tricycle

Report from Suzy: The rain has stopped. The temperature is in the 70s, breezy and perfect for wandering around.  Most years I start with a ten mile hike and wonder the next day how I could be so foolish (at least my muscles wonder).  This year, since I haven’t ridden my tricycle even once since last year on Block Island, I have the inclination to just ride about—no destination— and see what happens. Continue reading Wandering about on my recumbent tricycle