Tag Archives: Big Island

Herein Be Dragons

What is it with women who get hooked up with men who are in prison and then marry them?  Do they really think that they can “save” these guys and/or reform them?  Is what they find attractive the men themselves … Continue reading

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Excess

In the series “Downton Abbey” the viewer is lead to a scene where the preparations for a big and important meal have been finished.  Cora, the current Lady Grantham, escorts the Dowager Lady Grantham to the doorway of the dining … Continue reading

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When We Applaud

From Betsy’s diary: “We were at the same party when, passing by Geordie talking with a cluster of people, I thought I heard him say that his family was one of the minor branches of the Danish Royal family.  What?!  … Continue reading

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Hot-Flashes

The author Lauren Groff wrote a short story (the name of which escapes me at the moment) in which the following is said: “There’s the man who hisses nasties as he stands under the light outside a bodega with bars … Continue reading

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Making Changes

I was watching an episode of “My 600 Pound Life” in which a woman had come to the realization that she could no longer eat the foods that she had eaten all of her life.  She states this realization when … Continue reading

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Dreams

One day Jenny suddenly announced to us that she was going to leave Savannah, Georgia and move to Maui!!  Being envious many of us peppered her with: “Where on Maui will you live?”  Answer: “I don’t know.”  “Do you have … Continue reading

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Rambling Art-Thoughts

Carmen Herrera is a 100-year old artist whose work didn’t really “catch on” until she was 80.  But for all of those years leading up to 80 she “art-ed”; she quietly, doggedly, obsessively created the work that finally caught the … Continue reading

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