,Anyway, thats how the night started.
After logging in, I went to the Wailea Lookout:
To watch the fading embers of a beautiful sunset. A thin waxing moon being shepherded to bed by Venus. Please excuse the slight blurriness. This was a time exposure (about 5 seconds) and as hard as I tried to brace the camera, there is still some inherent wobble (couldn't get my heart to stop beating for a few seconds).
By dispatch option, I was moved into Kihei at 9:00pm, sans any fares. About 50 minutes later I am finally assigned a run. Out of Wailea, of course, and took a very nice Japanese couple from there to far north Kihei.
Next run was at 11:15pm. An elderly lady who loves to play "Texas Hold'em" at a residence right behind the Kihei District Police Station. The "buy in" is $35 and the pay out is to the top three winners, with #1 usually getting about $900 (thats some serious "chump change"). She never leaves a "winner" and she always requests me, since riding in a sedan is so much easier for her.
A 1:30am "flag" took me from the "Triangle" to Wailea.
And that ended our "busy" hours. 3 runs, less than $50.
Maybe I can get by on just 1/2 of a PB&J sandwich, a day, for the next 2 months.But fortune and fate turned a kind eye towards me right after everyone went home. "Flagged" from the "Triangle" to the south end of town. A phone request from FoodLand to north central Kihei. Phone request from central Kihei to the Pride of Aloha, at Kahului Harbor and capped off the shift with a "regular" bartender, taking her home.
Flor (#27) was in by 4:00am, Prim (#22) was there by 4:30am and I was home by 5:00am. Passed on some decent reservations that should bring some smiles to the day driver's faces.
***ONE-NINE at The Shops At Wailea.
Intersection Mokulele Highway (SR-311) and Pi'ilani Highway (SR-31).TIME:
Checking out an abondoned vehicle.
But me thinks he shall not go softly into the night.
For legal reasons, I'll just leave it at that , with one caveat. He WON'T be missed.
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