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Kohala Middle-School Mural Project

Lauren Canton, has a class there called “Peer Mediators”, and one of the class projects is to create a mural for the south facing wall of the school, visible from the road. I was delighted when Lauren…

December 10, 2018

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Astronomy Challange

In the 15 minutes I was outside observing the night sky, I was able to locate Mars, Saturn, Uranus, and the Milky Way, which was very distinctly visible stretching from north to south. Delphiniums and…

September 15, 2018

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Japan and Mongolia

This is Zorro. He is a Mongolian stallion, roaming wild on the steppes, in the valleys, and over the mountains. On our first day riding, he joined us at our riverside camp spot. He seemed to be glad…

August 28, 2018

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“Natural” Disasters

After hurricane Iselle in 2014, for which I happened to be living at the epicenter when it hit the big island, hurricane Lane did not cause me any real concerns. It seems like our location in the…

August 26, 2018

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Dia De Los Muertos

When the veils are thin, peek in! That’s how day of the dead, or “Dia de los muertos” as we call it in Spanish, feels for me. It’s a chance to reach across the gap between the spirit world, and our…

November 04, 2017

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