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Suzie Jun 19th, 2003 11:23 AM

Yeah, well, :(( it seemed like the responsible thing to do. You know, protect the investment, blah blah blah! Thinking that maybe we'll do Kauai for DH's birthday (big one) next spring. Gotta check the calendar to make sure it's not spring break though. Prefer the place all to ourselves! \:D/

We've had a few hawaii moments in our own backyard by grilling, ((D)) and playing hawaiian music!

Kal Jun 19th, 2003 11:23 AM

Suuuuuuz,
NEW ROOF !!!!!
You're outta the club!

If you got hit with the hail storm that came thru our area a few months ago, maybe it's an insurance matter? [-o<

bogie, I'm going to re-read your Kauai TR with a bottle of Coppertone under my nose and a Coors Light <in lieu of Kona Fire Rock> alongside...

Speaking of "countdowns", we are into a sad countdown on Kauai. One of our "Sand Bar Irregulars", "The Great Gordini" may not be around much longer and will be leaving paradise for Heaven so all of our thoughts and prayers are with our good buddy from Kauai and all of his friends and family.
((R))((R))((R))((R))((R))((R))
Kal :'(


margot55 Jun 19th, 2003 11:25 AM

Aw, Suze, sometimes I think "responsible" is just not all it's cracked up to be - but enough about that, I have to get back to work!;)

Suzie Jun 19th, 2003 11:30 AM

Wow, Kal that's terrible. :(

Roof's just old and dried up, perfectly flammable. Replaced with comp.

You know I was just in HI in Nov so how can I already be outta the club. Geez youse guys are so strict. No countdown, no club memebership?

Kal Jun 19th, 2003 11:35 AM

Only a Bev Mo club membership for Kona Brew Co Fire Rock!

DB, everytime I tell Mrs Kal I can't wait until it's single digits she gets mad because "That means Summer is gone already"....I really think she's saying "I'm closer to my 1st anniv of my 49th birthday".:S-

bogart Jun 19th, 2003 05:17 PM

margot!! 7 days?? you must be excited! (ok, pallllllllease don't break into song...) ;-) I don't have to tell you that you're going to have an awesome time, you already know that by now. can't wait for your blow by blow!

Suzie!! jeez, I guess a roof is kind of a necessity though...
we've been having hawaiian nights out on our deck too...made hawaiian burgers with our pineapples three times so far. just finished our last pineapple the other day...sniff, sniff.

iceeu2, lol!! I'm missin' those mai-tais. I do have a great recipe though...I'll post it one of these days.

Kal, I'm so sorry about your friend...

working on getting back there this winter...I mean, we really *need* to see those whales.

I'd love to share my pics with you guys...I've got an account set up on shutterfly, but I don't feel exactly comfy releasing that info for the masses. any ideas???

-B





margot55 Jun 19th, 2003 05:25 PM

Bogart, how about using ofoto.com, which doesn't give people access to anything except your photo album once you've downloaded it there? Check it out by logging on and seeing how you might be able to do this without "giving away the store", so to speak.

bluefan Jun 19th, 2003 05:42 PM

MAHALO bogart, GREAT report!!! I had a lot of fun reading it!!! :d

It warms my heart that you enjoyed the many places I'm really fond of. But please tell me you tried the coconut creme brulee at Hula Grill! :p

U make me wanna go back to Maui just for MAMA'S!!!

iceeu2 Jun 20th, 2003 05:03 AM

Hey Bogart...How about posting the Mai Tai recipe on this thread? I will need this soon as 6 of us that were college buds are having a 30 year reunion of our first meeting..In school, I was always the bartender..singapore slings, sloe gin fizz..tequila sunrise.....yuk, yuk, yuk.
Anyway, I don't want to give up my crown, so if I could have a new recipe, I could present these oh so sophisticated ladies with a delightful beginning to the weekend and I can still be the Queen!! ((d))((d))((d))

bogart Jun 20th, 2003 05:37 AM

you got it!

2 cups pineapple juice
2 cups orange juice
3 cups mai tai base (Trader Vic's or Mrs. Toms)
2 tablespoons orgeat (almond-flavored syrup)
Dash of grenadine
1 ? cups dark rum
? cup white rum
Crushed ice
8 marachino cherries
8 fresh, ripe pineapple wedges

Combine fruit juices, mai tai mix, orgeat, and grenadine in a large container; mix well.
Fill eight 16 oz. Glasses with crushed ice. Pour 3 tablespoons of dark rum and 1 tablespoon of white rum into each glass. Then fill each glass with the prepared mai tai Base. Garnish with a cherry and a skewer of pineapple. Serve with a straw.

I sometimes experiment with the juices...Tropicana or Dole makes a bunch of mango/banana/pineapple or other combo juices that are kind of tastey.

enjoy!!!

bogart Jun 20th, 2003 05:48 AM

Ok, I put a few of my pics on ofoto...but I think I would still need to give out my work e-mail and password (since that's how the account is set up)...so if any of you are interested in perusing them...you can e-mail me at an alternative address:

[email protected]

and I'll send you the info...
?????

to help you decide if it's worth the effort...there are pictures of the following on Maui:
some sights on the road to hana
various pictures of the Kapalua Bay Hotel (beach, pool, etc.)
sunrise on Haleakala
sunsets from the Bay Club
Feast at Lele
Kanapali Beach

and on Kauai:
heli tour pics of Waimea Canyon, waterfalls, Wai'ale'ale, Na Pali
Kalalua Trail (Na Pali)
Ke'e Beach
Hanalei Bay
Bali Hai
sunsets from the Beach House
sunsets from Cafe Hanalei
random Princeville hotel pics (Living Room, pool, beach etc.)

aloha!
-B



margot55 Jun 20th, 2003 05:50 AM

((R))Mahalo Bogart!!! And to iceeu2, in case you're wondering...6 days, 3 hours!!!((D))

iceeu2 Jun 20th, 2003 06:27 AM

Mahalo for the recipe Bogart...
and to you Margot....I AM NVS..
((r))

margot55 Jun 20th, 2003 06:30 AM

((r))((y))((n))((r))

bogart Jun 20th, 2003 07:38 AM

maybe this will work...

http://www.ofoto.com/AlbumMenu.jsp?U...16_36655872903

margot55 Jun 20th, 2003 08:20 AM

((r))Christa - it worked!!! Great shots, especially LOVED those sunset photos at the end! Thanks for sharing them and all I can say is...CAN'T WAIT!!!\:D/

bogart Jun 20th, 2003 08:29 AM

margot, glad you enjoyed them! I have more if you are interested. but I don't want to paste that link here since there are other photo albums and such...you can email me at [email protected].



iceeu2 Jun 20th, 2003 09:53 AM

Bogart, what beautiful photos!! Thanks for sharing! ((r))

HockeyDad Jun 22nd, 2003 09:58 AM

Bogart, your pics are very nice.....

Brooklyn_Bomber Jun 22nd, 2003 10:00 AM

It's "keister," Bogart. Keister--meaning your buttocks or anus.

That's all the time I have.



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