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I will update this site periodically with essays on teaching and learning, with pieces of poetry, and with installments of my “almanac” of 2020, This Week, Last Year.


May 9-May 15, 2020

May 14, 2020 I headed out for Anchors around 11:00, after working on my National Board renewals all morning, and helping Violet with her virtual school. We sit together on the bench at the table, shoulder to shoulder. Today the tide was low early then basically flat all day. The winds were light and theContinue reading “May 9-May 15, 2020”

May 2-May 8, 2020

May 3, 2020 M– mentioned he might be able to surf this morning, so I headed for Mahaʻulepu, hoping the wind wouldn’t be too bad. The low tide bottomed out at -0.07 feet at 7:14 this morning, which meant a rising tide. I love catching Mahaʻulepu just after a really low tide. The skies wereContinue reading “May 2-May 8, 2020”

April 25-May 1, 2020

April 26, 2020 The moon was new a few days ago, maybe yesterday, and the morning low tide has been negative. Today it bottomed out at 10:50 a.m. reaching down to -0.11 feet. I did not know this as I pulled up to Makaʻiwa, standing on the shore at 10:45. In my head was theContinue reading “April 25-May 1, 2020”

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