Monthly Archives: March 2018

Way of the peaceful surfer

He wakes up before the crack of dawn. In the darkness, he makes coffee and pours the black liquid into a thermo flask. He loads up his truck with his short board, one of many surfboards stacked neatly on his … Continue reading

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Cheap flights to Maui

My friends on Facebook are quick to alert me when there’s a cut in air fares to Hawaii. The latest $300 round-trip flights from mainland USA to Hawaii caught my attention.

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Pet sit for a free stay on Maui

If you don’t have family or a home on Maui, it can be expensive to visit. My childhood friend, who had stayed with me in December 2012, sent me a few hotel deals on the west side after I had … Continue reading

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Fields of gold sunflowers

Not long after I left Maui, my ex-colleagues began posting selfies against fields of golden sunflowers. Did I leave Maui too early? Had I missed the fields of gold?

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All eyes on Hawaii, as the fourth nor’easter brews

Why is Hawaii News Now broadcasting a LIVE FACEBOOK video of the fourth nor’easter in three weeks? The video of snow splattering on Philadelphia has nothing to do with Hawaii. It only invites viewers in the affected areas to comment … Continue reading

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Remedy for break-up

Here in Boston, leftover snow from last week’s blizzard lingers in separate lumps on the ground. My restless mind meanders to Maui, wishing I didn’t have to wait in a strange neighbourhood in South Bay, outdoors in the cold, indefinitely … Continue reading

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Car trouble?

In the six years I lived on Maui, I bought and sold three cars and borrowed four cars in between. Had I known how difficult it was to find an affordable and reliable car, I would have kept my first … Continue reading

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