Tag Archives: Kona

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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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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Crouching Trolls

Lauren Groff has written: “As I walk in the evening it is only gradually that I understand that the noise is coming from the first air-conditioner turned on for the year.  Soon, they will all be on, crouched like trolls … Continue reading

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Tsunami !! RUUUUN!!!

Reduced to immobility in the hallway by the insane and unrelenting pounding on the front door, Yakov felt desperate and cornered, like a hunted animal.  He knew who it was at the front door; it was HER!  Having told her … Continue reading

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Deng Xiaoping Told Me

At various times we had all wondered why we remained friends with him!  It was exhausting keeping up with the misadventures that constituted Gary’s life!  There were the late night phone calls in which it was immediately apparent that he … Continue reading

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