|After breakfast we went to the beach at the resort called the "Beach Club" which is for use by people staying at the resort. One needs a card to open the gate to drive to the parking lot. Pretty quiet at 8:15.
Kathy's leg is pretty sore today so she is taking it easy - swimming a bit, no snorkeling.
|I took my camera in snorkeling. There is lots to see almost immediately after putting your face in the water just a few feet from shore. Coral starts about 20 ft from where the person is standing in the picture above.
There are quite a few kinds of coral, mostly white, tan and pink. Two types of sea urchins are common.
|Kathy got down to the water for a swim which felt good on her leg. The water is nice and warm and really easy to get into.|
|There were lots of fish to be seen. This one is a Kikakapu or Ornate Butterfly fish. They are quite common here.|
|Here's another with two Lau' Ipala or Yellow Tangs. They are the commonest larger fish we see snorkeling. They look like they are about 6" - 8" long.|
|This was a new one for me. I think is a Short-Bodied Blenny, pao`o kauila.
|Kathy checked with her physio and he said she definitely should take it easy for a few days. No cycling or tai chi or hot tub. Lots of rest, ice and maybe some swimming would be O.K.
I went and got help some walking help and she parked herself on the lanai for the afternoon.
|I went for my usual walk around the fish ponds. The little crabs seem to like to sit in the sun.|
|The finches are almost always in pairs. Makes me wonder if the one we saw by itself on the lanai had lost a partner.|
|The seasons don't seem very noticeable but the birds can tell.|
|"What are you looking at," he seemed to be saying.|
|Happy hour came along and this was the wine that was opened. I saw it in the store yesterday and I figured it would make at least three people smile. Unfortunately it is red so Kathy won't be able to enjoy drinking it. It is from California, made by a former Gallo employee.|
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