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The Hyatt Regency Maui: Don’t let the penguins fool you…

2012_04_12_18_10It was 2007 and our ten-year wedding anniversary rapidly approached. The past seven years had been a blur of diapers, baby wipes, and cracker strewn strollers, with family visits to Canada dominating our travel itinerary. The thought of trying to plan (and live up to) the perfect anniversary vacation left us a bit weary. We took the plunge anyway Read more

Saving Sea Turtles One Lemonade Stand at a Time

Sea Turtle
Although I’ve dabbled in meditation, I’ve never been able to extinguish the most mundane thoughts from my mind —grocery  items, overdue library books, the grease stain on my favorite sweater. It wasn’t until I gave snorkeling a try in April 2012 that I fully grasped the concept of “quieting the mind”. We were visiting Read more