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Reducing a lifetime’s stash of stuff

March 23rd, 2015 · 9 Comments

The Seattle Times’ Pacific NW Magazine captured the problem of what George Carlin referred to as our “stuff” in a story a few days ago (“Too much stuff: We collect it all our lives, and then what?“). These paragraphs seemed to be describing my own situation exactly, as I’m still not finished sorting the stuff […]

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Tags: Consumer issues · General · History

Throwback Thursday: Most likely I didn’t catch anything

March 19th, 2015 · 3 Comments

My dad tried for a long time to get me interested in fishing. This was one of his early efforts, probably around 1952 or so I tried, for a while. But there was a problem. I tended to get upset when the fish died. Somehow I didn’t relate to the fish as “food,” but as […]

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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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Tags: General · History · Photographs

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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