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Getaway!

I went on a little getaway last weekend with friends that I met at piano camp in Vermont years ago. We don’t play the piano as much as we used to, but we’re still friends and still get together, even though we’re scattered up and down the west coast. This time we headed further west than usual, to the Big Island of Hawaii.

There were beaches.

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There were spectacular sunsets…

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through rose colored glasses, even. (Really they’re charcoal shade lenses, but they really enhance the pink.)

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We went to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, where we saw petroglyphs…

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and old lava flows.

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(Doesn’t this one look like melted faces?)

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(End of the road, apparently)

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The ocean has carved out this arch from the lava rock island. This is the Holei Sea Arch. And Lambert.

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Kilauea is a live volcano!

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(Come closer to the steam and sulfur dioxide! The ring road around the crater was closed. Too much sulfuric gas.)

There were good things to eat…

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and drink.

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(utterly frou frou!)

And there were good friends to share it all.

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But not much knitting!