Tales from the Trail

Obama, to beat damp Hawaiian weather, takes the kids bowling

December 28, 2010

President Barack Obama on Monday sought the time honored refuge of any parent dealing with damp vacation weather. Clad in shorts and flip-flops, he took the kids bowling and then bribed them with shave ice.obama_vacation

Obama Hawaiian Vacation: Beach Day

December 27, 2009

If it’s Sunday in Hawaii, it must be beach day. Actually if it’s any day in Hawaii, it’s beach day.

Obama Hawaiian Holiday: Tee Time

December 26, 2009

On the day after Christmas, President Barack Obama had an early morning conference call with national security advisers about the Northwest plane incident, went to the gym with his wife Michelle, went back to his Kailua holiday home and then… it was tee time!

Obama Christmas Day sighting: handshakes and greetings to military families

December 26, 2009

“Hey everybody, Merry Christmas.”

That was how President Barack Obama greeted military familiesĀ in the NCO Mess at Marine Corps Base Hawaii on Christmas Day. OBAMA/