A morning spent in a tropical paradise
can lull you into incaution.
Diamond Head from Fort DeRussy Beach, Honolulu
Relaxing under a beach umbrella
gives you a devil-may-care attitude.
The Good Life
Throw in some intense paddleboarding
under the hot sun,
and your baked brain is no longer
looking out for you.
Stand Up Paddleboarding
at Fort DeRussy Beach
The Ever-Patient Goes for It!
Suddenly, Happy Hour hops into your thoughts!
Seats at a breezy bar overlooking the surfer-filled waves.
Shore Bird Restaurant & Beach Bar, Honolulu
Surfer-Filled Waves, Honolulu
Something cool and tasty,
festooned with tropical fruit and a cute umbrella.
You succumb to the seductive call of the mai tai.
Light rum with a float of dark,
flavors of tart, bright lemon and lime,
sweet orange curacao.
Source: Food Clip Art
Three mai tais sliding so smoothly down your throat.
Umbrellas from Emptied Mai Tai Glasses
Good thing I got those beach chairs
propped up between the foot rail and the bar
before I started sipping, then slurping.
Good thing I was there with the E-P,
who gave me that LOOK
when I ordered a third mai tai,
then sweetly let me hang myself.
Good thing he was there
to escort me home,
after I failed miserably
at untangling the beach chairs
from that tricky bar.
'Nuff said! LOL
Ok, I'm officially jealous. You are having a ball. Good for you. That looks like a wonderful place to be.ReplyDelete
It IS wonderful! And we are so having fun! Take care! Stay warm!Delete
Looks like such great fun and such a lovely place!!! I have a headache right now (thankfully don't get them often), and this post is just what I needed. Thank you so much. Sending you a hug. Aloha.ReplyDelete
Hugs right back at you, Linda! May your head be soothed ~ NOW! Take care! Aloha!Delete
first time I've seen PaddleboardingReplyDelete
It is so fun, Adam! Maybe you and Daisy will try it sometime!Delete
Geez that is the life, looks like you have sooooooo much strife lolReplyDelete
I know, Pat! Life is tough, but somebody's got to do it! Aloha!Delete
Wahahaaaa.. it's good to be like those little kitties every so often lol! Wonderful to see you having such a lovely time. But hey, did you say pizza?? Gosh, that's about as perfect as it gets haha.. keep living it up, dear friend :)ReplyDelete
Hi B&R! We are having a blast! And the pizza is great ~ bought from a back alley where a guy bakes it in a brick oven. Terry researched all these cool, not big resort places, to eat. Have a great week!Delete
Yes Indeed, the good life looks great.. wow.. nice place!:)
Hi Dawna! I'm am so enjoying being here. Have a happy week!Delete
Hahahahaha...one too many Mai Tai, indeed! I can just picture you like those kitties. So much fun. I LOVE those beach photos. I bet the water is soooo wonderfully warm. Take a swim for me. I swear I will receive the feeling telepathically. Hahaha...ReplyDelete
Sending you the feeling, Martha! Yesterday afternoon we bobbed in the warm waves a couple of hundred yards, if that, from our hotel room. We had floaty rings and literally hung out watching lots of people learn to surf. It was great fun. Next year, I'm going to take a surfing lesson! Take care!Delete
Wish I was there relaxing right nowReplyDelete
Wish you were too, HGW! It's wonderful ~ sending you tropical vibrations!ReplyDelete
Luckily you stopped at 3 I don't seem to have that good judgement.ReplyDelete
Hahahaha! If I had had a fourth, I wouldn't have been able to walk! I just posted my Scavenger Hunt photos, but I won't be able to view or comment on others until I get home from Hawaii. Tomorrow is my last day, and then we have a long flight home! :( But it's been such fun! Take care, Jill!Delete