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Fishing for Honu

Well, we’ve had a lovely visit with SB and KH. We saw all the sights, swam the swims, toured the museums, drank the frou-frou umbrella drinks and, most importantly, went to the souvenir stores. We hit the last one on the way to the airport to drop them off for the trip home. DH found a holographic bookmark with honu (sea turtles) and he felt I couldn’t live without it. Today, while I was lying Continue reading

On a more colorful thought…

Bouquets of Hawaiian flora are blooming all around us, with the reminder that new life through our risen Lord Jesus Christ is giving all the world, new hope of new and better eternal life, even tho we face catastrophes, dilemmas, ill health, earth quakes, tsunamis, fires, wars, and “personal issues” , We know we can look for Gods promises in the rainbow and our risen Christ on Easter morning. He Is Risen, He is risen Continue reading

It all depends…..

I might survive this. Maybe. I have now been ill for 6 1/2 weeks. It started with a sore throat, then developed into the cough from hell. I cough, choke, wheeze all day. All night. I have finished three courses of antibiotics.  I have had (unremarkable) chest xrays.  With the help of Drs. K and H, I have inhaled steroids and codeine cough syrup….making the symptoms almost tolerable. Those of you who are women of Continue reading

Please pray!

Looking for “The prayers of  a righteous man” Hi David here, This is my 1st time blogging  on this web sight that my son designed and built for Chele my wife and myself.  It is almost Easter  and I am asking for a miracle too! Chele has been sick for about the last 6 weeks and has been treated with 2 courses of antibiotics, BUT still has a TERIBLE hacking cough that won’t go away…after Continue reading



Strawberry Guava

Delicious and makes a wonderful fruit wine….but very invasive and considered a major pest to native forest

Air Plant

The (lava) desert sends up….

….the start of a new Ohia forest

A PC Joke

  An Englishman, a Scotsman, an Irishman, a Welshman, a Latvian, a Turk, an Aussie, a German, a Yank, an Egyptian, a Japanese, a Mexican, a Spaniard, a Russian, a Pole, a Canadian, a Frenchman, an Eskimo, a Lithuanian, a Swede, a Finn, an Israeli, a Romanian, a Bulgarian, a Serb, a Swiss, a Greek, a Singaporean, an Italian, a Norwegian and a South African went to a night club. The bouncer said, “Sorry, I Continue reading

Rainbow over Hilo Bay