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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.


April 11-April 17, 2020

April 11, 2020 We’ve been locked down for almost a month. Today I had to head in to Lihue for a bunch of errands, including supplies to build my chambered wooden surfboard, toilet paper, and some basics from Costco. I also needed to replenish our supply of lemons by visiting the tree near my classroom.Continue reading “April 11-April 17, 2020”

April 4-April 10, 2020

April 5, 2020 I have already surfed in April as many times as all of March. The moon as we know is never still and it is still waxing, almost full. The wind has been down all day, the skies clear, so I decided to head to Anchors. I wish I knew the Hawaiian nameContinue reading “April 4-April 10, 2020”

March 28-April 3, 2020

“Lifeless in appearance, sluggish dazed spring approaches- They enter the new world naked, cold, uncertain of all save that they enter. All about them the cold, familiar wind-” “…breeding lilacs out of dead land, mixing memory and desire, stirring dull roots with spring rain.” Aperilis, the following, the next. Formerly the second month. This April,Continue reading “March 28-April 3, 2020”

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