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Friday, April 17

Kona, day 27

Friday, we drove around a bit to see the waters; walked at the pier just a few minutes.  The water was so clear, clearer than we’ve seen on this entire trip, it seemed.  Greens and blues like a blend of the Caribbean and Aegean Seas.  Just so breathtakingly gorgeous. 

And at the end of our stroll by the beach was the reward of about 6 small pufferfish along with yellow and convict tangs.

As usual, some people in the water, though only a very few.  Driving back home we saw the police clearing folks from the beach areas.  Pattie later found a news article that the police are about to begin strongly enforcing the “no hanging out at beaches” rule.  Swimming and surfing’s ok, but no sunbathing, hanging out, etc.

The late afternoon and evening were all ...

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Thurs-Fri, April 2-3

Kona, days 12-13

Bits of writing these days, mixed in with some walks, yoga, movies and, best of all, correspondence with friends.  Every family/friend that reports safe and sound feels like a victory or sorts. 

Still unable to stay away from daily briefings, but much better watching Cuomo rather than the national task force.  Haven’t heard the president’s voice in about four days, and that’s a huge relief and reduction in frustration.

The daily tolls—death tolls—are just devastating.  The reports from medical staff—just impossible to imagine what they’re dealing with every day, and what they’re somehow able to endure.  Super-human...

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