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Around Schofield Barracks, Hawaii

While in Hawaii for the Army Family Action Plan Conference, we would have breaks at lunch to go get something to eat.

Generally, we would just walk over to the PX and eat at the food court. This was the lovely view while walking over. In the mornings, this field is full of soldiers doing PT.

Around Schofield Barracks, Hawaii | Cosmopolitan Cornbread

Even the trees in the parking lot were pretty.

Around Schofield Barracks, Hawaii | Cosmopolitan Cornbread

 

Around Schofield Barracks, Hawaii | Cosmopolitan Cornbread

Inside the PX one day, there were musicians singing and playing for us….it was Lei Day!

Around Schofield Barracks, Hawaii | Cosmopolitan Cornbread

The first day I was over there, I had several lunch companions, of the feathered persuasion.
I thought these birds looked a lot like cardinals…and I was right! These Crested Cardinals were everywhere.

Around Schofield Barracks, Hawaii | Cosmopolitan Cornbread

As were these Myna Birds

Around Schofield Barracks, Hawaii | Cosmopolitan Cornbread

And these delicate-looking Zebra Doves

Around Schofield Barracks, Hawaii | Cosmopolitan Cornbread

Backing up to the first morning of the conference, the delegates didn’t have to be there until the afternoon for our training, so my travel companion, Iris, and I went for a little drive and found the Waikele Outlets. I’m not a huge shopper, but I did find a couple great deals on blouses, and even got a pair of shoes for $1.99!

But the best part was sipping a Pina Colada fresh fruit smoothie from the shop here, enjoying it under the blue sky and palm trees.

Around Schofield Barracks, Hawaii | Cosmopolitan Cornbread

And again, more trees with blossoms and color were everywhere.

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Around Schofield Barracks, Hawaii | Cosmopolitan Cornbread

And just a quick note…one of the best lunches I had while there, was from the grilling vendor outside on the PX sidewalk. It was Guava Chicken and Kalbi Beef.

It was actually so good, I had it two days in a row! You can find recipes for both of those here on Cosmopolitan Cornbread.

Around Schofield Barracks, Hawaii | Cosmopolitan Cornbread

Those are two of the dishes that I came home and did some homework to figure out how to make myself. I looked at several different recipes for the foods, took notes and compiled what I think would be the best version….or at least I hope so! I am trying the first one tonight – Kalbi Beef. Already the marinade smelled just like the yummy short ribs I ate there in Hawaii, so I am optimistic. If it is successful, that will be the next recipe I’ll be posting here!

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