Category Archives: Da Kine: Sometimes Full-on Pidgin

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From Full to Empty, Yet Still Full

Last March 2020, when Covid took hold in a really serious way, our Realtors, Chris Olson and Jill Roland, asked if I’d like to volunteer to distribute food boxes with the Farm to Families program. This program was designed by … Continue reading

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Memorial Day 2021

My first boyfriend was a happy local boy, and we went to the same high school in Honolulu. He loved fast cars, smoked, and gave me a gorgeous double pink carnation lei for the prom we went to. I remember … Continue reading

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Montana Road Trip 2010, Chapter 50

Believe it or not, I won’t leave us almost home but not quite. We’ve left Kennewick and the Blue Bridge, and now are continuing to head south on Hwy 395, then on to Highway 82 towards Umatilla.

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Gettin’ Outa Dodge, Chapter 4 and Pau

Here we are on the onramp to Interstate 84, about to head makai towards home, with the Columbia River right next to us.

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Gettin’ Outa Dodge, Chapter Chree

It was a lovely day at Rowena Crest, the sun was shining bright, and it was good to be able to get out of the car and walk around. But ho, da wind! Which really isn’t unusual in the Gorge, … Continue reading

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Gettin’ Outa Dodge For a Day – Chapter Two

We got up to Rowena Crest… ho da cars!!!

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The Price of Procrastination

I switched over to Gmail in 2008, and last week I got a notice from them saying that I was running outa email space. Hah? U mean I no get unlimited space? Ack! K’den, time foa do some deleting, right? … Continue reading

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Gettin’ Outa Dodge For a Day – Chapter One

On April 18th, Nolemana and I decided, since the weather had been so gorgeous, to leave town for a day and head up to Rowena Crest. The wildflowers were blooming, and it wasn’t raining, so after delivering firewood to a … Continue reading

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Dalles Mountain Road and Wildflowers 2005, Chapter 3

Before we head down the mountain, here’s a video showing how windy it can get in the Columbia River Gorge. And really, this is nothing compared to the wild East wind days that we get, especially during the winter. I’m … Continue reading

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Dalles Mountain Road, May 2005, Chapter Two

I know I’m posting a bunch of photos of the wildflowers, but gosh, they’re so pretty! Nolemana and I get our second vaccines this Saturday, April 3rd, and after two weeks, I’d love for us to be able to take … Continue reading

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