Tag Archives: Hawaii

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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Miscellaneous Samsung Note 8 Photos

This might end up being one of them there lengthy post. There are a lot of photos, so it might load slow. I suggest getting a cup of coffee and perhaps making a bathroom run while everything loads.  Just letting people … Continue reading

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So, how’s my Note 8?

It’s fine, thank you. I don’t have any complaints and if pushed, I’d be hard-pressed to come up with something I’m not happy about. Blazing fast, lots of customization, handles pretty much anything I throw at it. However, readers of … Continue reading

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Visiting Kapaʻau – Big Island Kohala District

Whenever we visited the Big Island, no trip was complete without a visit to Kapaʻau. It’s a town in the Kohala district of the Big Island.  We still like driving up there and on the 24th we took a drive … Continue reading

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Nikon P900 vs. Samsung Note 8 – slow motion shootout

So, here’s the thing . . . I knew the P900 had slow motion. I mean, I’d read it had slow motion capabilities. But, I’m old. I’m old, and I have a lot on my mind. Stuff like where’s the … Continue reading

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Nikon P900 vs. Samsung Note 8 – the flowers edition

I know, I know . . . everyone is tired of these kinds of posts. Sure, there’s my witty writing, and sure, there are amazing photos, but, honestly, can’t we just forego all of this and get on with life? No; … Continue reading

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Yup, still on the Note 8 . . .

. . . but I begin with a photo from my now defunct Samsung Note II. This is not staged and it’s from last April. That’s how long I’ve been sitting on this. I’m sure the Universe wanted to give … Continue reading

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