One more early morning as kathey and drew and i go on a boat for three hours as the sun rises to see hump back whales jumping feverishly in the warmer waters near Maui. I captured a few breaches in the distance but one amazing whale jumped up right next to the boat and almost matched the size of our vessel. Everyone was so amazed that not one picture was made. Came back home, packed up, did one last lunch with the disks on crew (thank you ever so much for your hospitality and singing and dancing, ha!) hot the airport and writing this while flying from Maui back to Honolulu. I am realizing now while writing that I am going to learn a lot about each state, meet loads of amazing people, and really have to dictate everything decently well in this blog. These minimal amount of words (which I usually never do, remember I am a photographer) are going to be the glue that holds the photamerica project together from picture to picture, video to video. I feel very blessed and honored to be able to do this and of course this is my passion. I love telling and sharing stories on the human condition. In the 15 interviews I have done thus far, I have learned something uniquely beautiful from a range of Americans. I feel like a piece of everyones thoughts are helping to shape my own and there is something valuable to pass on to each and everyone I meet, if not words, then a smile that I cant hide. Hawaii is a beautiful state as we all know, and I am ready for the next 49! I will be home in the south tomorrow and packing up the van with my beautiful girlfriend to head SE torwards Florida for the next week plus. Photamerica is hitting mainland!