Category Archives: Opinion

Bomb Scare

Some readers might know we live in Hawaiʻi. To most, Hawaiʻi seems like a paradise; a promise of idyllic life filled with skin products made from coconuts.  That last part is true, but there’s a darker, dangerous, and, frankly, unsettling aspect … Continue reading

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The Weight of the Iron Block 

Cadillac Motors (January 1978 – August 1983) was a good learning ground for me. I’m not speaking about professional learning — engineering stuff and the like — although there was some of that as well. I’m referring to learning things … Continue reading

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Light and Dark Writing

I have many photos waiting for the light of blog. I have many opinions, too, about all sorts of things. Practically on an hourly basis, I read or see something that sparks me wanting to say (write) something.  Plus, you … Continue reading

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I’m in the ranks of the “don’t get it.”

Nearly two years after attending Viable Paradise XIX, I’m still occasionally in touch with some of the attendees. Today was one such occasion as I joined a video chat (hangout). I want to briefly — or what passes for briefly … Continue reading

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More about sitting and kneeling

A received some feedback in relation to my answer to this question relating to the whole kneeling/sitting issue.  A fireable offense? My answer was “no.” Others disagreed with my answer. So, who is right? I’m not a lawyer, but I will … Continue reading

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About sitting and kneeling

There’s a brouhaha going on about some people kneeling or sitting during the playing of the National Anthem. I won’t go into the discussion about the “why” they are doing it as that merits its own post, but I do … Continue reading

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I think all the time

That’s not unique, and yet . . . I get the feeling most people aren’t thinking about the things I think about or — if they are — they’re not thinking about them the same way. Let me get the … Continue reading

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