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Happy Summer Solstice

@4G previously posted: Happy Summer (and solstice). More than you might want to know about the summer solstice: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/capital-weather-gang/wp/2017/06/20/the-summer-solstice-is-wednesday-heres-a-guide-to-the-longest-day-of-the-year/?tid=sm_tw&utm_term=.cf72dd3b167e I started to reply to his post then thought – Hey, why not make a post about Summer Solstice.  Thanks... read more

Nostalgia

Here’s one courtesy @KAN – a NYTimes story about nostalgia and why it can be healthy. But first, I’m going to link to the article so as not to plagiarize the writer, btw who reads to be a Gen X person so just substitute your favorite MLC memory in place of his.  You can read the article here: Take a Walk Down Memory Lane.  It Can Be Healthy. Okay, so what’s your take? ... read more

Superstitions

Reprinted from Sept. 14, 2008 Shauna’s (Mis)fortune or perhaps a better prize? blog entry touched upon good and bad luck and favorite numbers.  Some of her readers contributed versions of their  superstitions.   KAN mentioned not carrying pork over the Pali highway at night or whistling at night. Ynaku listed a Big Island version of not carrying pork over Saddle road at night or vacuuming at... read more

MLC Observation – Progress

When I pause to visit reality (versus living in the past), I think about how life has changed since small-kid-time.  And in my lifetime – so far – I’d have to say that the internet has made the biggest impact in my lifetime.  I mean, without the internet – this blog wouldn’t exist!   And I try to think back at my parent’s generation – what things made the... read more

Reading the Newspaper

  Small kid time, like a majority of households in the 60’s and 70’s – the afternoon newspaper was king.  And that was the Star Bulletin.  The Honolulu Advertiser was the AM newspaper.   Our afternoon paper would be delivered between 4:00 and 4:30 everyday – except Sunday of course when it was delivered in the early morning.  My dad used to come home from work around 4:20... read more

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