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My Next Adventure!

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A warm, soft breeze is flowing through the open French doors of my studio apartment. Bright pink and white plumeria blossoms sway on their branches, their fragrance wafting through the air. The sky is a clear and bright blue. It is another perfect day in Maui, and I cannot wait to leave! To be fair, Maui is an incredible place. The jagged cliffs that soar over the dark blue Pacific below. The lush tropical rainforests filled with exotic plants. The giant  Haleakalā  dormant volcano that stands proudly in the distance. The ability to stand on top of the mountain at 10,000 ft elevation and view the surrounding islands as if looking out from an airplane window. I will be forever grateful for having lived in this place for the past year and calling it home.  Yet, it never felt like home to me. Perhaps, always living in Coastal towns, the beach is not the draw it once was. Perhaps it was the pandemic lifestyle that dimished my enjoyment. Truthfully, though, I know it is because I did not wa