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Throwback Thursday: Kilauea Iki 1969-70

March 5th, 2015 · No Comments

Soon after Meda and I got married and returned to Hawaii for graduate school at UH, my mother took us on an interisland trip which included a couple of days in a friend’s family cabin up at the volcano on the Big Island. If I’m not mistaken, this area had been part of the Kilauea […]

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Can you decipher this signature?

February 15th, 2015 · 10 Comments

It strikes me as a bit of found art. But it’s actually the signature of a public figure. Can you figure out whose signature it is? A little trivial pursuit on a somewhat lazy Sunday.

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Tags: General · Politics

Dayton returns to news as Capitol Bureau chief for the S-A

February 15th, 2015 · 2 Comments

It was amazing to see blue sky and sunshine on the windward side by Saturday afternoon after that very stormy morning. For us, the storm officially ended at 1:04 p.m., when electricity was finally restored to Kaaawa after being out for 10 hours. And less than a minute after the power came on, our new […]

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Today’s blog delayed/deferred due to storm

February 14th, 2015 · No Comments

Okay. Our power went off Friday evening, then again at 3:15 a.m. It’s still out, eight hours later. After an early morning run through the mess on the roads to fill a small gas can or two, we have a generator out on the deck that’s powering our refrigerator, and charging phones, at least for […]

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Feline Friday: One day short of a valentine

February 13th, 2015 · 2 Comments

Ms. Wally welcomes you to this week’s Feline Friday. I like this picture. You’ve got Wally, and in the background, on the wall, the calendar happens to be turned to her photo. Yup, she’s Ms. February in the current year’s cat calendar. Since Harriet died, Wally is the one I’m most worried about. She’s suffered […]

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