We slept in this morning, not rising until 0630 rather than our usual 0500. Accordingly, the morning seems to have zipped right by.
We booked our next trip to Hawaii about a month ago, so this morning we looked at some excursions. Added a "luxury dinner cruise" and a return to Pearl Harbor, this time to include a guided tour of the Missouri. It was there in '10 when I went last time, but I hadn't done enough research & couldn't see it. Also, the Arizona Memorial was closed for dock repairs then, so this trip will get me to both of those.
This is a trip without daughter(s) along, so we're adding lots of pampering ... just because. Not something we always do, but we've discovered we like being pampered from time to time.
There's still plenty of walking to do, so I won't just be sitting near the beach with a Kindle. But there's plenty of that, too.
Our last trip anywhere was a four-day excursion last July, so I'm getting quite impatient for the upcoming one. It's not 'til November, but that was a choice, too.
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It's still cloudy today, with a ceiling about 1,000 feet. 61 degrees & a slight breeze. Sure feels better than those 80 and 82 degree days a couple of weeks ago. The tourists are all wearing jackets already anyway, so they won't particularly mind. I'm sorry any recent arrivals can't see the mountains today, though.
I ordered a new holster belt this morning, as there's no more room to punch extra holes in my old one & it's getting loose. My waist has shrunk from a 42 to 36, so you see the "problem". :) I'm not complaining, though.
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I know there's much in the news to make folks sad, angry, or both. I've done a fair share of reporting news stories lately, rather than writing anything original. But I'm not complaining; it's kind of nice to lead an existence quiet enough that it provides little blog fodder.
I believe there are some things coming down the pike at the national level which will be even more upsetting, but there's little point in dwelling on that now. Plenty of writers address those stories, and they're welcome to have at it. I'll chime in when/if motivated to do so, of course, but for right now I'm feeling rather content. And that's a nice thing.
Y'all have great weekend, and thanks for stopping by.