Thursday, October 16, 2014

Hawaii Hiatus

Sunset at Waikiki

It's been quite awhile since I have been here to blog about altered books and other projects.  However I have a good excuse.  OK, not really, but planning a 2 week getaway 5000 miles away from home all by my big bad girl self, was a really BIG DEAL for me.

The purpose of the long trek to Hawaii was to reunite with my beautiful island Mama's family.  Most of whom I have never met before.  And what a beautiful family they are.  I am truly blessed.  Even have a little 13 year old hula dancer cousin.  And thankfully, I came back just in time to see the gorgeous colors of Autumn in the Northeast.  Culture shock going...and coming back.  But it's soooo true...THERE'S NO PLACE LIKE HOME, as I strum my ukulele...

 
So, I am back in the saddle and have many book projects, mostly journals, lined up and cranking them out for the holiday season.  And I'm gonna try my hand at bookbinding, too.  Yes, I'm rejuvenated and ready to dig my heels in...ALOOOOHA!
Linking up to Skywatch Friday here...and I'm actually early for once!!!  GO ME!!!

24 comments:

  1. Stunning sunset Vicki. I love binding books, so I'm wishing you a lot of fun with it!

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    1. Mahalo Hans. Just came from your website, and you have some amazing shots there. I'll be back to visit for sure! Keep up the good work. Aloha

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  3. now those are 2 perfect views. i am in love with fall leaves because this is my most favorite season. ( :

    who doesn't love a sun view ... that is just mesmerizing.

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  4. Glad you enjoyed you time here! Very nice picture you got.


    ALOHA from Honolulu
    ComfortSpiral
    =^..^= . <3

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  5. Thanks for popping by my blog today, Hula-la (clever name, LOL!) My Rare One and I love Hawaii and we go to Maui every five years. But the last time we were there, we spent a few days visiting friends in Honolulu so we got to see beautiful Waikiki Beach as well!

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  6. Adoro essas cores!
    um céu maravilhoso
    Zizi

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  7. A sailboat and Waikiki sunset... doesn't get any better than that!!

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  8. A superb sunset capture! I'd love to be on that sailboat.

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  9. We all need a break from the grind. I think Hawaii would be a great place to do that.

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  10. Ma hollow ..can't spell it, but that's the word that kept running through my mind a few days before you got back. I'm so happy that you got a chance to re establish yourself with your roots like that. Glad you're back home again!

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    1. Oh San"dar"...you are THE BEST!!! And the word, Mahalo, means THANK YOU. So MAHALO FRIEND!!! LOVE YA.

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  11. Aloha! Hawaii sunsets are the BEST! Visiting family is even way better. Do it more often.
    JM, Illinois-U.S.A.

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  12. A trip to Hawaii sounds awesome.. Glad you had a nice visit with your family. I love the Waikiki sunset and the Autumn colors..

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  13. Aloha! What a wonderful adventure you had and the stories and memories you must've brought back along with your photos. :-)

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  14. brings back memories from last year :)

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  15. Gorgeous shots and glad you had a wonderful adventure!

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