3 Days In Kauai, Hawaii

As Hurricane Sandy hurled her wrath at the east coast this week, I was haunted by a vision. One of pristine blue skies and warm ocean breezes, prehistoric mountain landscapes and quiet sandy beaches. And as the wind and rain pelted my windows, I wondered, did my life take a wrong turn somewhere? Why did I decide to live in Washington, D.C., instead of 4,800 miles westward on the island of Kauai?