I completed a goal before my fiftieth birthday in December by participating in the Queen Lilioukalani canoe race. This was the second time I went to Kona for the event, the first time I suffered an injury at the race start and was unable to compete. The course is eighteen miles and my crew of six completed … Continue reading Kona 2.0
Training on the Ala Wai for summer regattas. From July 2018.
Monday afternoon paddle from club site to Honolulu Harbor buoy and then home again, always Diamond Head in sight to begin and end practice. Frame capture from my trusty GoPro Hero 3+.
The last week has been warmer than usual for January. The wind has been coming from the south which has led to heavy vog over the island but beautiful conditions on the water. I love paddling when the winds are kona because the water is so clear and flat. The vog from Kilauea also enhances … Continue reading Off season paddling
Paddling Different name same blog I got tired of using Blogger hence the move, I'm hoping I won't have as much trouble posting from my phone with WordPress. I'm well into summer with regatta almost done and by happenstance or circumstance I haven't raced in nearly a month. I missed Waimanalo because of another engagement … Continue reading Hello summer my old friend
Activities include:Comics readAmazing Spider-Man: 101X-Factor: 25Fantastic Four: 257Incredible Hulk: 181Justice League: 43, 44Work relatedI volunteered at the annual Friends of the Library booksale on Monday the 20th. A first for me and a return to the sale after close to 20 years. The school cafeteria where it is held was just as warm as I … Continue reading Out and about
The second regatta race was held on Sunday in Kailua and the boy followed me. I was very grateful that he came with me and kept me company on the drive over the Pali, not much talk between us but at least he spent time with me. I had hoped my crew would do better … Continue reading Sunday