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smarts wins over stubbornness!

As you might imagine, on Saturdays, I look forward to getting into the water.  To the point of almost-obsession, I think.  There’s no way to get to work mon-fri in time for 8 a.m. 798 more words

We interrupt this program for a book review

I’m smack in the middle of rolling out several posts about my recent travels, but I just finished my friend Russ Cahill‘s new book and wanted to post a brief review. 162 more words


Apapane flourishing, 1939.

Hawaiian Birds

We received word from the news released by the Hui Manuihi [?? Audubon Society ??] that there are now at Kilauea many apapane birds, and it is the one bird that is most widespread there. 218 more words

Traditional Animals

Kealia Pond National Wildlife Refuge, Maui

This beautiful conservation refuge is 704 acres of stunning protected wetland in the Hawaiian archipelago, great for birdwatching and enjoying Maui’s natural beauty. Just outside of Kihei where we were staying, it was a mere 5 miles from our condo. 215 more words


Seasons and Writing and Birds Come and Go.

I was in search of a story today, so I went on a walk.

Since you cannot lace up your athletic shoes at my house without this one giving you the eye, I happily said, “Wanna go for a ride,” and Lulu darted out the door. 607 more words

Concerning the Drops

Concerning the Drops


I could sit quiet or lie

were it not for the arrow of retrospect.

The declaration in the sentence

was tidy enough… 22 more words