Kauai by Helicopter

Sunday, September 7 – Today we woke up excited about our helicopter tour of the island of Kauai. When I was a kid, we toured the Grand Canyon via helicopter, but that was the only time I had ever previously traveled in one. We arrived at the private […]

First Trip to Hawaii

Saturday, September 6 – I had never ventured into the Pacific region, nor had I been to America’s 50th state. My brother, Dad, Mom and I decided to visit Hawaii to get a first taste of the Aloha spirit. From Atlanta, we took a Delta flight at around […]

Denver: Day in The Mile-High City

Saturday, August 17 – This morning Jeff and I walked down the 16th Street Mall, a pedestrian mall that is 1.25 miles long in downtown Denver. It is the city’s 16-block hub of shopping, dining and entertainment with a free shuttle service that stops at each block along […]

A Loop Around Yellowstone

Thursday, August 15 – After a good night’s sleep, we packed up from the Day’s Inn and left for Yellowstone. We drove back through Jackson Hole north towards Yellowstone. The name “hole” comes from early trappers who entered the valley from the north along relatively steep slopes, which […]