My doctor hypothesized early in my illness that warm weather would help me if I felt good enough to travel. My husband had his summer airline second job by then, so we tested it with a trip to Hawaii and though I spent a lot of time in the room resting, she was absolutely right. My turtle trips started last year, and I slipped in a very brief one this year (a couple of weeks ago. My friend Jenny, in some of my turtle pictures last year, happened to be on Oahu the same days as us. This first photo is the kids waiting in the ocean while I talked with Greg about flight options for getting back.