Author Archives: Brad

Beauty and the Beast

The flowers at church are often from someone’s garden, as was the case yesterday. But I couldn’t believe the flowers that were in there. It was an amaryllis stalk! The flowers were beautiful, but I couldn’t believe someone cut it. … Continue reading

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Step by Step

I have been trying to get an aquarium up and running in my classroom. I had the longest delay because my water-filler-and-empty-er tube wouldn’t connect to the faucet in my room. I got that figured out, and then there was … Continue reading

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Perfect Pork

I have been eating bacon a lot lately. I open a pack, but half of it in a sandwich bag in the freezer, and cook the other half. I like to microwave it because it’s faster and it takes less … Continue reading

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Sylvian Sign

The valley between the West Maui Mountains and Haleakala – that is, the part of Maui that I spend much of my time on – is pretty flat. Even Kahului doesn’t have very tall buildings. But as I approach Kahului … Continue reading

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An Old Dinner

It’s nice having a dumpster to put my trash in. I can take my trash out any time I want. I still let the trash can get kind of full before emptying it though. Last night as I was about … Continue reading

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