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Happy?

Yesterday morning was not a happy one. My former boss’ son passed away while I was away in NY. It was sudden and unexpected. He was young. Much too young. Yesterday there was a memorial on the beach in Kailua. … Continue reading

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For the Love of Shoes

I have wide feet. This is what happens when you have wide feet and you go shoe shopping. You walk into say, Macy’s. Their shoe section stretches out in front of you, acres of cute, high and colorful shoes. It … Continue reading

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Respecting the Animal

Months ago I randomly happened to see that Chef Chris Cosentino, of Top Chef Masters fame and the restaurant Incanto in San Francisco was coming to town for a cooking demonstration. The event was part of the Hawaii Food and Wine Festival. … Continue reading

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Who Needs Robert Smith Anyway?

So, you may know that, as fate would have it, the one time potentially ever in the history of the world or at least in the history since I’ve been in Hawaii (near 15 years) The Cure is coming to … Continue reading

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Bikini Body

Today when we were down in Waikiki to pick our son up from his snooze at the zoo, I ran into a fellow co-worker. He was out walking his dog wearing a pair of shorts and slippahs (what you mainlanders … Continue reading

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Eight is Great

I remember, a long, long time ago when a co-worker told me that whatever age my son was at the time of that conversation was an OK age but wait till eight-nine-ten. I remember she said that they are so … Continue reading

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Good Deeds Over Roses

Valentine’s Day, the scourge of the single. The day that drives men to purchase dozens of roses at outrageous prices. The day that pits co-worker against co-worker in the battle of the flower arrangements. I’m over it. I used to … Continue reading

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Art of Living

I was off from work today. That in and of itself made today glorious. I am not overstating that. On Wednesday, whenever I told someone I was off on Thursday, I got this giant shit eating grin on my face. … Continue reading

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Dancing in Public

On Friday when I was walking from work to my car (not the same building) there was a family of Japanese tourists heading my way. I felt like maybe they were lost. Most Japanese tourists are down in Waikiki. The … Continue reading

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Incommunicado

When I was in NY, I was borderline unemployed. I worked at the marina for less than 40 hours a week. The hours were not regular hours either. Some evenings during prime boating season, the marina office was open till … Continue reading

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