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The Boogieman

There is a “New Yorker” cartoon on my bulletin board.  We see the interior of a shoe store with shoes arrayed on the back wall.  On the left is a clerk kneeling, helping a customer try on a shoe.  On … Continue reading

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No One Can Teach You To Fly

Why does someone seem lovely to us?  What makes them lovely in our eyes?  To some extent it is because of characteristics that they manifest, to some extent it is their physical beauty, but to what extent do they seem … Continue reading

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Invisible

I am embarrassed to say that I cannot remember either the title of the novel or the author, but the following passage so struck me that I wrote it down: “Maybe nobody dreams of growing up to be formerly fat, … Continue reading

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Life Has Other Plans For Us

One of my favorite “Everybody Loves Raymond” episodes on TV involved fruit!  As a Christmas surprise Raymond has a box of fruit delivered to his mother Marie, which she wants to give back to him since she and her husband … Continue reading

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Feeling Incredibly Alive

Sometimes people will ask me, “When you start some artwork do you have a finished piece in mind?”  Well, sometimes yes but more often than not when I am facing the blank canvas or paper it is a moment like … Continue reading

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I Don’t Eat THAT!

During the two weeks that we were in Hawaiʻi during 2010 Alika and Dan treated Mom and I to two picnics on Magic Island on so that we could watch the Friday evening Hilton fireworks.  They spread the blanket, set Mom … Continue reading

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Danger in the Darkness

Hawaiians have always been willing to venture into the unknown with confidence that they could deal with whatever they might find.  On my first Makani Kai helicopter tour over Oahu however I wasn’t so sure about my own courage!  When … Continue reading

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