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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… 563 more words

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Mystery

In 2007 I spent two weeks on Kauaʻi and one day I decided to drive out to the beach at Polihale to see where the Pali cliffs ended or started.  612 more words

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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 was drunk out of his mind: … 671 more words

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Too Much Garlic

I am an Orthodox Christian Monk born in Brooklyn, NY in 1949.  I am not Hawaiian.  My intersection with Hawaiʻi came in 2004 from within my monastic experience and its values which have formed me now for forty years.  292 more words

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The Comfort of Mediocrity

We had all noticed Frieda’s tendency.  Something about weaving caught her interest; the next thing we knew she had a loom in the middle of her studio apartment, and every conversation somehow wound its way to the virtues of hand-spun fiber.  476 more words

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Wishes

Born “Her Grand Ducal Highness Princess Alix Viktoria Helena Luise Beatrice of Hesse and by Rhine”, when her husband Nicholas the Second ascended to the throne as Emperor of Russia… 532 more words

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I Want To Be Like Grandma!

Knowing that when I finally move to Hawaiʻi I will be seventy, on my various trips there I have watched “old people”, perhaps trying to get a glimpse of myself at that age. 427 more words

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