Monthly Archives: January 2007

Shaka Kon (tiki that is)

I like the Shaka, you know the Hawaiian vernacular for that hip little hand gesture to tell another person he or she is cool for doing something. It began in the 60’s I tell my kids since they seem to … Continue reading

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22,514 slices of pi

On Sixty Minutes this past Sunday evening, I sat in awe at the depiction of the life of one of only 50 estimated true savants living in the world today and none as the segment illustrated are quite like Daniel. … Continue reading

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Jeremiah Johnson Ruminations

Aloha Friends- At a hockey tournament in Atlanta this weekend, my son and his buds from HHS threw all their fears out the window and threw the black biscuit around the ice with wild abandon and did very well. There … Continue reading

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Gentlemen and Kazoos

Greetings Happy National Kazoo Day – January 28th Assome of you know my favorite musical instrument is the kazoo and I have a small collection that I have purchased from Kazoobie. My rendition of Led Zeppelin’s “Stairway to Heaven” while … Continue reading

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Double Clutching

Aloha- Automatics are fine, but I like shifting gears sometimes manually and double clutching is not out of the question. One of those if it can go wrong it will days yesterday you see. So I thought I would just … Continue reading

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Whales of Tales

Your remember the first time you read Moby Dick? I admit that I was enthralled. As Ishmael I observed Ahab and wondered what would he do if he killed Moby Dick? What would be left for him? I often say … Continue reading

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Go Down Moses

I have inferred that when St. Petertried to walk on the water (it seemed like a good idea at the time)and was one of the first to go barefootin’; instead of saying “Man, that faith thing really works!” he began … Continue reading

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Shipwrecked?

“..I suspect I died in some cosmic shipwreck with all hands spread all over the deck. What the heck! Then some kind of obscene and unscrupulous mind began to pick up what he could find, added ice, shook me twice, … Continue reading

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What is life? Pre and Post Cuppa Joe

It has been writtenby wiser ones than me. “Being as it is, What’s that? In a water drop shaken from a duck’s beak an image of the moon.” Beautiful I think. Life is artand my spin is…to makebeing alive living:that … Continue reading

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You can run but…..

“You can’t hide from what’s inside of you.” Fagen sings of such things. It was zero in New Hampshire and walking around for a day in that extreme has left my lips chapped and my nipples tenderoni. I am glad … Continue reading

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