Tag Archives: Journey to Kona

Dealing With The Hurricane

During campaign election cycles I know to stay away from Louisa!  Depending upon whatever debate she has just watched, or whatever political commercials are hitting the airwaves with increasing frequency, she can swing wildly from one point of view to … Continue reading

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Mrs. Dubcek’s Advice

In a New Yorker cartoon a woman is standing in a bedroom doorway.  In the room is her husband still holding the chainsaw he has taken to the furniture in the room: the bed is now cut in half, a … Continue reading

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Growing Fruit

A friend on Facebook recently quipped, “I thought growing old would take longer.”  It’s funny how when we were younger time stretched out to an unbearable length, and yet when we are older it seems to suddenly contract, feeling the … Continue reading

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Want A Breath Mint?

Let’s say that you are going to travel by double-hulled canoe over 2741 miles of open ocean, and that you are not absolutely certain that you will actually hit land!  So, in the canoe you carry people, water, food to … Continue reading

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Dust And Dreams

Jazz sits at the desk in his home office, and while thinking of something else he stares unseeing at his 3 bookcases across from the desk which are filled with all of his tchotchkes, the mementos of the life that … Continue reading

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Ask Vincent

Vincent is an artist.  One bright and perfectly gorgeous morning he propped up a new blank canvas on his easel, once again excited by the possibility that anything can happen within that white space!  Opening the jar of Naphthol Red … Continue reading

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School’s Out!

Benjamin Franklin said, “We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.”  Most kids dream of the day that they can graduate from school… grade school, high school, college… graduate school… so that they can be … Continue reading

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