Monday, August 28, 2017

Many homes in Hawaii have solar panels - Yay!

The iconic Diamond Head photo....

Hm, there were never any other people when we went here 48 years ago

Sunset on our last evening in Hawaii   :(

View of Honolulu from the Punchbowl Cemetery

USS Arizona Memorial

View from Pali Lookout

Ceremony at Pearl Harbor Commemorating the 75th anniversary of the battle of Midway

Jim with his lei at the Polynesian Cultural Center in Hawaii

Mormon Temple in Laie

Entrance to the Punchbowl Cemetery in Honolulu

Grave marker (no family significance) at the Punchbowl

Sea Life Park where we went several times as kids


Jim at one of the many beautiful beaches

Botanical garden in Honolulu

Plumeria is my favorite flower in Hawaii


Laie Point where we went often when I was 8

Battleship in Pearl Harbor

USS Arizona Memorial

Another Battleship





Punchbowl cemetery where many of the service members who perished in WWII are buried.

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

The cold frame we built has produced a great crop of lettuce.

We have as many strawberries as we can eat this year!

The peaches are looking good!

We added 5 new blueberry plants because we never get enough blueberries.

The cabbages and brussels sprouts are really growing well this year.

The whole garden is looking good!

Phase 1 of the sweetcorn for 2016.  Should be ready near the end of June.

The Clematis has never looked this good.

Saturday, January 2, 2016

Jim parked his Mustangs next to each other for Labor Day.

Shelly's new hobby - hydroponic gardening.  The lettuce is so small you can barely see it!

Phase 2 of our solar panel project is now complete.  We should make all of the electricity we need with the addition of the new panels.

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Fall spinach - a great crop this year!

We canned 7 jars of grape juice and 8 jars of grape jelly from this year's crop.

Our big announcement - the construction on the inside of the house is complete!!!!!

Jim installed paneling on the wall in the rec room in the lower level.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

We just started picking green beans, tomatoes, and cucumbers.

And beets lettuce and onions.

The coneflower garden.

Grapes on the grape arbor.

Sweetcorn.