Sep 12, 2009
Sep 7, 2009
Abby did get lots of sand time in, but she preferred to float around in the ocean with either John or I at her side at all times. Alyssa loved just floating on the boogie board or thanks to the Clarks, a queen size air matress that lots of kids floated around on. It was amazing how the waves were just right for a fabulous day.
The Hanalei sand tends to make really great sand castles and a good friend of ours is always having fun creating 3-6 foot sand castles, here's an old picture of one.... but while my girls don't create these spectacular sand castles, they love to try!
Sept 6th was the 1st annual Kauai Marathon and it was started in our little town of Poipu right down the street from our house. My sister-in-law Michelle thought it would be fun to run in this marathon and so she came to visit us for about a week. The marathon was definately not an easy one with the continuous hills and canyons you run through, but she did it! Great job Michelle!
Apr 22, 2009
The weather here has been so sporadic this week. Monday we were able to go to the beach for a beautiful morning. We thought about going again today at noon but it was awful this morning, now we have blue skies (1:30 pm) ..... anyhow you never know here, it is always changing. John did take the girls to the swimming pool yesterday afternoon for Hailey's birthday. Alyssa is going to start her swimming lessons next week and needs all the practice she can get before beginning them.
Apr 8, 2009
No time to post, but I thought I would add some pictures of our sweet little girls big 5th birthday!!!
What could a little girls want more than a new makeup kit! (I didn't buy this)
She was thrilled to race through the house on her new scooter!
Alyssa opted for no cake this year, all she wanted was cupcakes.
Mar 17, 2009
Just outside of Koloa is the Koloa Sugar Plantation. Though is has been shut down for quite some time, it is still a magnificent building to look at. Kauai once had 5 sugar mills up and running on this Island, now they only have one and it is on it's last season of production. That will mean that the only sugar mill in Hawaii is one left running on Maui. It's really sad how things like this are shutting down everywhere.