Monthly Archives: May 2011

Surfing Sirens

Photos by: Brenda Bilon As I paddled out at a steady pace, I watched the reef pass below me. It was hard to judge exactly how far down it was, but I wasn’t about to get off my surfboard to … Continue reading

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The Dreaded Minivan in Maui

Honolua Bay, Photo by: Desiree Bilon To my horror the only vehicle available for rent was a Dodge Caravan – A MINIVAN. What irony! What mockery! From the time I obtained my learner’s license at age 14, I had a … Continue reading

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Shotgun Wedding Bells Ring in Maui

Photo: Arien Sherman Gone surfing, I’ll be back in time for the wedding.  I slid the note under the door to my mom’s hotel room.  Instead of sticking around to get ready with mom and the girls, I decided to … Continue reading

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A Model Town: San Francisco, Nayarit

“San Pancho, San Pancho, San Panchooooo!” sings out the colectivo taxi driver as he circles the main boulevard, in search of additional riders. The door is cranked wide open, and we are going slowly enough for passengers to jog up … Continue reading

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