• Photography,  Travel

    Photo Challenge: Silhouette

    This week’s photo challenge on The Daily Post was Silhouette. When I saw the post with the announcement last week my first reaction was “Noooooo!!” Let me explain. Last Friday I was packing up and getting ready to head home from Hawaii on an evening flight. I had no time to capture a silhouette picture before getting on the plane and Hawaii would’ve given me so many opportunities to get a good silhouette picture. Alas, it wasn’t meant to be. Since I’ve been home I haven’t gotten any silhouette pictures and truthfully I haven’t even been paying attention during sunset moments because of I’ve been busy seeing friends and running…

  • Travel

    Sunset & Stargazing on Mauna Kea

    One of the best things I did while in Hawaii was go up Mauna Kea on the Big Island to see the sunset and stargaze. My family and I went with Mauna Kea Summit Adventures which is the oldest company to offer tours up to the summit to see the sunset. I’m not talking about any old sunset. This is a view of the sunset from above the clouds! We were a little under 14,000 ft. up and it was nothing short of amazing. Hoodie: Victoria’s Secret Jeans: Gap  Our guide picked us up in a company van from our hotel. There were 14 people in our van not including our guide.…