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Throwback Thursday: With an old school friend (1966?)

November 20th, 2014 · No Comments

Here’s another oldie of myself with John McKenzie, an old friend from grade school, probably in the summer of 1966 or 1967. John and I were good friends as kids. Then, as I recall, he went off to Iolani while I attended University High School. We saw each other from time to time during that […]

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A look back at the Matson “White Ships”

November 18th, 2014 · 3 Comments

My Uncle Jimi, my mother’s brother–James P. Yonge–worked most of his adult life on the “White Ships” that cruised the Pacific, first under the Matson name and later for Pacific Far East Lines. As I recall, he spent most of his time on the Mariposa, the old “Mary P” as he would refer to the […]

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Stepping back to November 14th

November 15th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Every once in a while, I run into what looks like another example of synchronicity. If you’re not familiar with the term, here’s the brief Wikipedia version (click on the link if you would like to read more): Synchronicity is the experience of two or more events as meaningfully related, where they are unlikely to […]

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Feline Friday: November 14

November 14th, 2014 · 2 Comments

It’s that magic day again, Feline Friday, the perfect end to the work week. Mr. Romeo has been feeling really good. We’ve gotten him slimmed down quite a bit, so he’s got more energy, which he wants to burn off by going outside to guard against incursions by Lumber, the wandering orange cat from down […]

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Throwback Thursday: On “Delt Island” in the 1960s

November 13th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Another pre-beard photo, somewhere during my student days at Whitman College (probably in 1966-67), with my trusty Pentax Spotmatic. Yes, it’s a Delta Tau Delta fraternity shirt. The Delts provided a refuge for several Hawaii students, and I joined during my first year at Whitman. I believe this was taken in a spot we called […]

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