I joined Open Diary in February of 1999... diarist #3499

"How beautiful it is to do nothing at all... then rest afterward"

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July 17, 2021
Aloha... I'm still alive... but (obviously) don't write much here on O.D. I'm active with the Lincoln Project on Facebook and post pictures and videos on my site... Where I live on the Southern coast of Oregon... I chair the Human Resources department at the Chetco Activity Center... finally afte...
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Recent Entries

  • Speaking Pidgin…
    February 19, 2021
    Happy Aloha Friday...! Pidgin: Aloha… When I first visited the islands in the early 60s… there was a language spoken that I didn’t quite understand… pidgin… spoken by locals… and rarely understood by a haole like myself… So here goes a small sample of what I encountered: ‘Ass why i wen put ‘um to...
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  • Single Awareness Day
    February 14, 2021
    Aloha… Celebrating “Single Awareness Day” here on the southern coast of Oregon… Also…I offer up two snippets of information: The first is that this is the 162nd anniversary of my adoptive state… The second is to wish you a Hau’oli la Aloha (Happy love day in Hawaiian)…! (smiles) The Hawaiian lang...
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  • Aloha nui loa…
    February 12, 2021
    Happy Aloha Friday... This is the oceanfront pool at Puamana... I had the good (great) fortune to live at Puamana for four years... 2000-2004... and looking back at that time... it was probably the best four years of my life... I spent many an hour on a chaise lounge... reading my book... then sw...
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  • Fog on the coast…
    May 12, 2020
    Aloha... A foggy and overcast morning with more rain on the way here on the southern coast of Oregon:
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  • Just for today…
    May 10, 2020
    Okay... here goes: It's Mother's day and I want to wish each of you moms a Hau'oli la o na Makuahine (which is Happy Mother's day in Hawaiian)... Me ke aloha...
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  • Aloha
    April 12, 2020
    Aloha... “Hau'oli Lā I Ala Hou Ai Ka Haku” which is Happy Day of the Rising Again of the Lord in Hawaiian...
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  • My Car…
    March 8, 2020
    Aloha… It has been a cool (50f) and overcast day today… but the sunny days are coming starting tomorrow… So… today I decided to wash the Honda… Backed it out of the garage… put Hawaiian music on the stereo… and started working (playing) with the car… My neighbors smile at my endeavor… but that’s ...
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  • Single Awareness Day
    February 14, 2020
    Aloha… Celebrating “Single Awareness Day” here on the southern coast of Oregon… Also…I offer up two snippets of information: The first is that this is the 161st anniversary of my adoptive state… The second is to wish you a Hau’oli la Aloha (Happy love day in Hawaiian)…! (smiles) The Hawaiian lang...
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  • Aloha
    September 5, 2019
    Aloha... The fog is rolling in this evening... so no walking on the beach for me... But... My sofa is waiting for me... as is the football game on t/v...  
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