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Retro TV Shows

Since we’re on the subject of TVs.  Remember these shows? What shows do you remember watching?  Ever watch some of the old shows on MeTV? I like the old Twilight Zone shows – the old ways, the clothing, the smoking of cigarettes, the respect the kids had for their elders, and especially the weird, twisted endings. Skipping a few generations from the Twilight Zone series – The Brady Bunch... read more

TV Memories

As far as I can remember, we had a TV.  It looked something like this; No rabbit ear antenna, though – we had the aluminum kine on our roof. Living on the other side of the Koolau’s, we needed all the help we could get to pull in the TV signal.  And even then, we could only get channel 2, 4 and 9.  Channel 13 would come in a little bit – but it was like watching TV in a snowstorm. Of... read more

Graduation Memories

Graduation season is upon us once again – time to reminisce about graduation time, whether it be high school or college or an academy. Here’s a picture of our graduation announcement.  Me, being a procrastinator sent my announcements out late.  My uncle scolded me telling me that he had to cancel plans late after he received my graduation announcement.  Ooops. Photo courtesy of Scott Moody Our... read more

Past Cars Memories – Part 1

Okay MCLers – time to once again shake off those cobwebs.  I’ve broken this post up into 2 parts since we have so much history (in other words – OLD).  Part 1 is about cars that you’ve owned until a certain point in your life.  In my case, I’ll cut it off at when I got married – because everything changed then – especially when the kids were born. We’ll do... read more

December 7, 1941

  This year marks the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor.   I read about it in books, seen pictures and movies of it, yet I can’t imagine that it actually took place here.  Of course I wasn’t born yet and I’m sure that has a lot to do with it.  I listen to stories that my father-in-law tells of running to the top of their roof in Palama to see everything going on. ... read more

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