Tag Archives: Big Island

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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Well… I Meant To!

I saw a Glasbergen cartoon recently which shows a woman at table in a restaurant, the waiter standing there pen in hand to take her order; she is saying, “I’m going to order a broiled skinless chicken breast, but I … Continue reading

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I’d Like To Return This, Please

A twenty-something guy walked into the animal shelter to give back his 4-month old Pit Bull puppy.  The puppy had never growled, bitten or shown any sign of aggression.  The attendant asked, “So why are you abandoning him?”  The guy … Continue reading

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