Tag Archives: Hawaii

When Something Is Broken

Last Wednesday, as I went to get into my car to go to a Doctor’s appointment, I observed a lame bird at the foot of the tree-line on the back of our property.  It appeared that it had broken its … Continue reading

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Pearls Are The Tears Of Their Oysters

Gary had this thing about “Mexicans”; or rather, against them!  “Just look at that!” he’d rant as we drove past a group of Hispanics waiting on the street to get picked up for field work.  With a straight face he’d … Continue reading

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Who Are You?

Joseph Campbell, the renown Explainer-of-Myths, has made the comment, “The mystic is swimming in the same water that the psychotic is drowning in.”  Both the Mystic and the Psychotic let go of a constricting way of seeing and thinking about … Continue reading

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Absence

For days they had been giving warnings about evacuating before the hurricane hit.  Having been in two hurricanes out at sea in a top-heavy destroyer, and having watched the online track of the storm, Gordy knew that he’d be okay … Continue reading

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Post-Election Thoughts

[Author’s note: These scribblings make no attempt at being profound, objective or politically correct.  If they offend some, I am truly sorry to have caused that offense.  But I need to make sense of my heart right now, and 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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