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Six Months in Hawaii

Six Months in Hawaii

I wrote a post a few months back about my journey to Hawaii Island. After nearly eight years living in Japan, my wife and I decided to come back to the US and chose Hawaii as our new home. We just recently passed the six month mark and all is going well. We were...

Palms and Blue Sky

I actually took this picture a few days ago, but I figured better late than never. Even though it’s November you would never know it. The weather is warm and the sky is...

Incorporating Exercise Into Everyday Activities

Not all exercise has to be done at the gym or as part of an exercise routine. Sometimes, it can be something as simple as changing your daily habits. Parking farther from the store, walking when you could drive, or even getting up to change the TV channel  instead of...

Mauna Kea

It’s been just over a month and a half since we moved to Hawaii and we absolutely love living in Hawaii.  In order to share some of the activities and sites that we are seeing I am going to try and post pictures as often as possible. Ideally I would like to post...

Kona, Hawaii and Tribes

My wife and I have been living in Hawaii now for just a little over a month and still hadn’t been to the ocean. We needed to go to Costco, so we thought we would make a short visit to the beaches of Kona before going shopping. It’s about an hour and forty...

New home, new diet, new life!

It’s been quite a while since I have written here on Simplistic Thoughts. There are a number of reasons for the hiatus. There have been many things that I wanted to blog about, but never was able  to do so because of the big changes in my life. For the last 5...