Simple Joys of Summer

TweetLately I’ve been experiencing the simple joys of summer. The food is effortless and clean. The activities are full of passion, beauty, and merriment. I have a house guest who is inspiring me in many ways. Life is feeling wonderful. This is why I take summer session off from school. I just don’t get to feel this ease during the school year, and I know once I am finished with school that I’ll not have the same opportunity. So, I’m going to keep enjoying it all while I can. Here Read More …

Field Day

TweetOn June 23 the American and Canadian amateur radio operators participated in an event known as Field Day. It is an annual event which has been running since 1933. It is put on by the Amateur Radio Relay League (ARRL) and Radio Amateurs of Canada (RAC). Technically it is an emergency preparedness operation. It’s a great test of how quickly one can set up a way to communicate via amateur radio during an emergency situation (e.g. hurricane, tsunami, earthquake, etc.). Many radio clubs get together to set up an off-the-grid Read More …

Review: Jams & Jellies Taste Education Class

TweetI learned a lesson with my money tonight. Devin thinks I should ask for it back. I’m too timid, and I’m just writing it off as a charitable donation (though, I don’t really have the money to go around making charitable donations). I also don’t like making donations to misinformation. Every month Slow Food Maui has some sort of class teaching people about local foods and/or food preparation. This month’s class struck me as something I wanted to know more about, and it was at a time that I could Read More …

Happy Day After Christmas!

Tweet  I chose not to try to post even a short message on this blog yesterday because I wanted to spend every moment with my Maui family. We had a wonderful day. I woke up at 8am because I thought that was the east coast equivalent of the time my sister was going to be at our parents’ house. Unfortunately I woke up an hour too early. I also had spent a rough night of stomach pains and very little sleep. My stomach pains were caused by an accidental gluten Read More …