Monthly Archives: December 2013

Christmas, Big Island style

This is my third Christmas living in Hawai‘i, and I still feel a bit discombobulated at the contrast with the holiday celebrations of the Midwest. In Hawai‘i we often see Santa depicted in board shorts holding a long board (thank … Continue reading

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Packer pity party…in Kona!

The Green Bay Packers are my team no matter what. I’m glad Hawai’i doesn’t have a football franchise; I don’t have to divide my loyalties. Not that I ever did. I was indifferent to the Falcons when I lived in … Continue reading

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An Angel appeared

Friends are asking me how I can remain so upbeat with the renter problem I’ve just encountered. Besides owing over $13,000 in past due rent, she damaged the house while “upgrading” it to suit her taste. That included removing a … Continue reading

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