Tag Archives: personal musings

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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New Year Maintenance

In a previous post, I made a passing comment that although I had not written much fiction, I nonetheless had massive amounts of written words under my belt.  Many of those words are from interactions with other bloggers, and when … 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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Happy Thanksgiving 2017

 So, Thanksgiving Day . . . I never quite know what to put up for Thanksgiving. I mean, I could make a joke; something like “Look who’s coming to dinner!“ Past years are of little help. In 2012 I did a summary … Continue reading

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It’s a French Toast Sunday

I should be busy writing. It is, after all, NaNoWriMo month . . . wait, that’s redundant.  Regardless, the point is that if I aim to do partake in the challenge, I should be writing. And yet, I’ve got exactly zero … Continue reading

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We’re not having the right discussion

Depending on who you listen to, you have definite ideas as to what is wrong with health care in this country. Depending on who you listen to, you have definite ideas about who is to blame. Depending on who 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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