Tag Archives: Hilo

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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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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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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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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