Author Archives: Island Traveler

About Island Traveler

Just A Dad With A Dream.

With Kamala Harris, I See Hope

The announcement of Democrat’s Presidential hopeful Joe Biden of his running mate made so many smile with excitement Tuesday. Kamala Harris, the first Woman of Color for Vice President brought joy to many, something America has been missing since COVID-19 … Continue reading

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First Day Online Schooling Goes Live in California

We all woke up early to make sure everything is set up and ready for our son’s first day of on-line schooling. Our first year high schooler woke up at 6:00 AM, way ahead of mom and dad. He had … Continue reading

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How Much Is Too Much? U.S. Surpass 5.1 Million New Coronavirus Cases

When numbers no longer scare people, we just pray for a miracle and hope everything we do is enough to protect ourselves and our family. How much is too much? Surpassing 5.1 million New Coronavirus confirmed cases in the U.S. … Continue reading

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If We Could Fly, Cliff House, Lands End San Francisco

It was the year of Superblooms. I haven’t seen this part of San Francisco this magical. We walked along patches and patches of wildflowers. The cliffs were carpeted pink. It was a wonderland. Nature gave us a rare glimpse of … Continue reading

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If We Get To Save 70,000 Lives From Coronavirus Including Our Own, Will We Wear A Mask?

Latest IHME Model projects nearly 300,000 people could die of coronavirus in the U.S. by December. Dr. Christopher Murray, Director of Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation shared the results of the cumulative studies to CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta and … Continue reading

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Between Fun and Serenity

Escape or Discover? Traveling the world, going to the beach, taking road trips, hiking nature outdoors, we all have our reasons for doing them but if narrowed down between fun and serenity, I choose serenity. I wake up sometimes overwhelmed … Continue reading

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Coronavirus and California

Knowing most cancelled their Summer vacation request due to Coronavirus outbreak, my boss actually asked me, “Just to confirm, are you still taking a vacation request?” My answer was a 100% sure, “Yes, I am.” Like most Californian’s, I simply … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Surge or Wave, First or Second, Does It Matter?

So much debates whether we are on a surge or a wave. Whether this is the second or a resurgence of the first of COVID-19 pandemic. Does it matter? All I see are scientific data of infection rates and deaths. … Continue reading

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Giant Lily of the Nile Superblooms in Summer

I thought I’ll never see it again, but there is was, patches of gigantic Lily of the Nile superblooms in mid Summer. I saw these rare superblooms few years ago at the peak of Spring when superblooms were magically sprouting … Continue reading

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Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Disneyland Before Coronavirus

Don’t know when we can go back safely to the most amazing place on Earth, Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland, Anaheim but I was able to capture the adventure in my iPhone from our last February 2020 trip just before the … Continue reading

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STOP COVID-19 CHALLENGE

In four straight days, U.S. hits above 1,000 new deaths per day from COVID-19. In 30 days, that’s 30,000 deaths. By December, about 120,000 more on top of today’s 146,420 total number of COVID-19 related deaths. California, Texas and Florida … Continue reading

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California Tops New York As Most COVID-19 Infected State In The U.S.

Data from John Hopkin’s University now shows California tops New York as the State with the most COVID-19 infection surpassing 430,000. New York to date has 409,697 infected, most of the numbers happened during the Spring lockdown whereas California’s numbers … Continue reading

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