Tag Archives: Kona

THE END (of a chapter)

Well, Dear Readers, it has been a whirlwind of a journey these last six years blogging about my heart’s desire to move to Hawaii !!  At first the Dream pointed me toward Kona on Big Island, hence the blog’s name … Continue reading

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But I Didn’t Mean it!

Well, the big news is that Savannah finally walked out of Hannah’s life.  While none of us were present for that final moment before the door slammed shut behind Savannah, in our minds we could all hear Hannah’s characteristic wail: … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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