It’s the holidays! Is a “white Christmas” not your idea of a good time? Does pulling on boots and shoveling snow deplete your holiday spirit? Then it might be time to seek out a tropical destination like Beaches Turks and Caicos. Picture this: You step onto your airplane amid the snow and sleet, and you... Continue Reading →
It’s the New Year! And even in the Sunshine State, people are dealing with chilly temperatures. So you might not get excited to step your toes into the cold waters of Crystal River in Florida. But do it! Slip on one of the wetsuits provided by Manatee Fun Tours (www.manateefun.com) because they payoff is well... Continue Reading →
I was so excited about this culture project I needed to do for my Japanese class in school which aimed to explain why Japanese tourism is so prevalent in Hawai‘i. I wrote to seven different people in the tourism industry in Hawai‘i asking questions that I thought might yield some answers for me and add... Continue Reading →
Hawaii is a once-in-a-lifetime trip. Depending on where a person lives, the plane tickets alone can cost as much as an entire vacation elsewhere. But with so much to see and do—like snorkeling through coral reefs, visiting Volcanoes National Park, sifting your toes through green sand at Papakōlea beach, or surfing off Hawaii’s famed black... Continue Reading →
Shannon Greenland is not only my online math teacher. She is also an award-winning published author of many young adult novels and thrillers. This week, I had the opportunity to ask her some questions about her life as an author. Ms. Greenland, thanks for taking the time to answer some of my questions. When did... Continue Reading →
And here it is, the 12th day of puppy! My puppy's first birthday! We marked it with a present, a new rope toy. We bought the same kind of rope toy for Christmas and it far exceeded what my furry girl ever could have possibly dreamed. And in case you're wondering which one it is... Continue Reading →
To mark my Eleventh day of puppy as I count down to my puppy's birthday, here is my haiku: Lap-size: A Haiku by Shannon Germaine Long for the old days She fit right on my lap... now Fifty pounds of love
Okay, so I did it again. I got buried in an avalanche of Biology homework and couldn't mark my tenth day of puppy with a post. So here is my belated haiku: Tween Pup: A Haiku by Shannon Germaine Three-month-old cutie The awkward in-between stage Socks and shoes beware!