Beach Day!

First of all, Merry Christmas!  We hope you all had a great holiday.  Ours was wonderful and the dogs got spoiled, of course.

Lexi with one of her presents, one of two new nylabones!

Lexi with one of her presents, one of two new nylabones!

1479162_10151783995206431_254288598_nToday we decided to take the dogs out for some adventuring, since John, Christian, and I all had off from work/school.  We debated on taking the dogs on a hike but ultimately decided to spend a few hours at the beach!  We picked a nice big beach on the North Shore in what is called the Kaena Point Nature Preserve.

beautiful day!

beautiful day!

When we first got there, John and I took the dogs for a walk down the beach to get some energy out.

Lex was so happy!

Lex was so happy!

Zev had a blast playing in the water!

Zev had a blast playing in the water!

Lexi and I ran around like lunatics

Lexi and I ran around like lunatics

Lexi isn’t a big fan of the water, but Zev will fearlessly waddle right in.  The waves have been big lately!

After our walk we set up camp to relax for a few hours.

 

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Lexi did some people watching

Lexi did some people watching

and then watched some more people

and then watched some more people

Daddy played with Zev

Daddy played with Zev

And then Zev waited for sunset!

And then Zev waited for sunset!

Goodnight everyone!

Goodnight everyone!

 

 

 

 

Hawaii Pictures!

Hey everyone!  So I was just thinking that I haven’t put up too many pictures of Hawaii yet.  Rest assured, I have taken plenty and will share some with you now!  This is where we live…sometimes I still can’t quite believe it!

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View from the Lanikai Pillboxes trail.  In the distance is the Kaneohe Marine Corps Base.  My brother is hoping to get stationed out here within the next few years!

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View of China Man’s Hat on the east side of the island.  This is close to where the Obamas will be staying!

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Our favorite North Shore beach.  This picture was taken on our first night out here on a walk with the dogs.

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Pali Falls

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View of the Diamond Head crater from John’s work site.

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View from a friend’s house in Nanakuli, on the west side of the island.

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View from the Wiliwilinui Ridge hiking trail

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Yellow leaves in Hawaii!!

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Pretty sunset from a friend’s house near Koko Head crater.

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Koko Marina

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View of Honolulu from the waterfront park near my work.

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View of Diamond Head from the park behind my work.

 

So, this is a taste of where we live and some of our favorite places.  I hope you enjoy them!