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It’s Quiet Out There…Too Quiet

It’s one of my favorite corny lines from old time TV. The intrepid guide is creeping through the jungle and suddenly the drums stop thumping. Or the cowboys creep through the wild west and the chanting in the nearby village stops. “It’s quiet out there. Too quiet” Then all hell […]

Kakaako Apocalypse

One of my guilty pleasures is apocalyptic novels. You know the formula. First there’s a near extinction level event and then the plucky hero fights his way through dire challenges, often involving a trek through a blighted landscape populated with evildoers. In many of these doom books the wily protagonist […]

Running for the Board

I found out a couple of days ago that I won an election to the 11-1 Neighborhood Board. The news came to me courtesy of the MidWeek newspaper that shows up weekly in bulk at our condo. There was a list of winners and there I was. Later I checked […]

Max the Dog

Say hello to Max the Dog. He’s a six year old Maltese; the ruler of our household. This blog originated with observations made while walking with Max within the Ala Moana-Kakaako Neighborhood, specifically the area designated by the Neighborhood Commission as the 11-1 district which is bordered by the “K […]