For family members who aren't, the shoot is held in the vacationland
of Central Lake, Michigan where relatives and companions can be swimming or boating while you're competing.
Last year's venting threatened an estimated total insured value of more than $171 million for standard market insurers in Leilani Estates, Lanipuna Gardens, Kapoho and Vacationland
, according to the Hawaii Insurance Division.
Lava flow has engulfed two seaside housing subdivisions - 100 percent of the Vacationland
and all but about 30 percent in Kapoho Beach Lots.
More recently a huge river of lava that has crept several miles across the landscape to the eastern tip of the island engulfed two entire seaside housing subdivisions -- Kapoho Beach Lots and Vacationland
A Hawaii County spokeswoman said "hundreds" of homes had proabably been lost in Kapoho Beach Lots and Vacationland
"We don't have an estimate yet, but safe to say that hundreds of homes were lost in Kapoho Beach Lots and Vacationland
last night," Janet Snyder, a spokeswoman for Hawaii County.
I did propose to my wife that week in the cabin on the shore, but almost any other memory of that time in Vacationland
is me slogging through the more than 1,000 pages in that Pulitzer Prize-winning "novel." The book's fictional slant allowed Mailer storytelling flexibility, but this is exhaustive literary journalism both at its finest and its most...
That and being central to all attractions in the region commonly known as Vacationland
CANDID: John Hodgman had hoped Vacationland
would be a stand-up special, but it didn't happen.
John Hodgman's Vacationland
(Viking, $25, 272 pages, ISBN 9780735224803) was recently listed as the #1 New Release in Maine Travel Guides on Amazon.
Now, that slideshow has grown into a book called The Borscht Belt: Revisiting the Remains of America's Jewish Vacationland