Tag Archives: kayaking

Kayak’s Not Done

I had my first trip yesterday in Lake Union with my new kayak. Finally, it out in the sunlight, not in the garage and it looked great. It looked like a finished product—at least from a distance—and I was soon … Continue reading

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Wedding; Ride; Rainier; Father; Kayaking

Ariel's wedding, July 19, 2009 Originally uploaded by ochawan Younger sister's finally married. Wasn't too excited about it but it turned out pretty good. The place for the ceremony was great. Was good to see some of my own family … Continue reading

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On Holding a Party

I haven't had a big birthday party in many years. But it felt good to have one yesterday. Hitomi and I worked hard to put on the event. And everyone all helped out in their own way, which felt better … Continue reading

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Kayaking with Mom: Orcas Island

Orcas Island, May 9, 2009 Originally uploaded by ochawan Originally we were thinking of going to Harrison Hotsprings for the weekend. Thought it was a bit expensive for four (Tim, Mom, Hitomi and I) so instead I made reservations for … Continue reading

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Digestion Issues

I went kayaking today and thanks to the 15 knots of wind got quite the workout on Lake Union. Thus I was quite hungry for lunch and ate quite a lot at Agua Verde, home of the all you can … Continue reading

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Return to Cyprus Island

With an already packed schedule this summer, I had also planned to take my father kayaking, overnight, in the San Juan Islands. This is something I've been meaning to do for many years. I bought my Feathercraft kayaks back in … Continue reading

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Kailua Beach, Mokulua Islands

The plan was to take my kayak by bus to Kailua, launch from the beach, navigate around the Mokulua Islands, and get in a little snorkeling. "TheBus" (Honolulu's bus service) has a few buses that go to Kailua on the … Continue reading

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What am I doing in Hawaii?

My long time co-worker and friend from m-Qube Ken Lo invited me to his wedding reception in Hawaii. Hitomi and I were both invited; Hitomi said she didn't have enough vacation days so I planned to go alone. I decided … Continue reading

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Yet more weekend activity

I finally got out my muddy double kayak and drove up with Tim and Mom to our usual (or once was usual) San Juan launch spot, Washington Park in Anacortes. I had them use the boat while I climbed in … Continue reading

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