Poke in Hawaii

I have good news and bad news. Good news – I made it to Hawaii! Bad news – I wasn’t able to sleep at all on my overnight flight despite a very comfortable bed in JAL business class. I decided to skip the breakfast service because I was excited to try the local Hawaiian fare after landing. What a bad choice that was – I was STARVING by the time I picked up my luggage at the baggage claim.

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An Escape to Honolulu

Last night, I dropped off my wife and baby at Haneda Airport. When I got home, I was instantly struck by the solemness of an empty home. It really made me think about how I haven’t been alone for over a year and a half. To break the silence, I ended up calling and catching up with a few friends. They all gave me the same advice - you’ll be with your family again in less than 24 hours, just enjoy the peace and quiet. Honestly, that sounds like the same advice I would give as well. I guess it’s just different when you’re the one feeling lonely.

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Our Neighborhood Cat

I haven’t had much time to go out since receiving my Leica Q2 a week and a half ago. The weather’s been a bit depressing lately, but the thought of being infected by COVID-19 is the main factor keeping me indoors. Statistically, the chance of infection is low, but I’m trying to minimize the risk as much as possible since I’m flying to Boston next week – at least that’s the plan.

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