My Blog

Entries for August 2023

The word Aloha means multiple things in Hawaiian. I’m using it to say goodbye in this instance. Unless you’ve been sleeping beneath a rock during the past month, you’ve undoubtedly heard of the wildfires that struck Maui, killing well over a hundred and destroying the historic whaling town of Lahaina.
Maui has had a special meaning to me and my family. My father first took me there in 1974 as a father-son bonding. It was a miserable bonding trip since my emotionally dead father couldn’t relate to his teenage son and scheduled flower tours instead of ocean sports. My father loved Maui so much that he asked that his ashes be spread in the ocean outside Lahaina. It was a desire I granted in 2017.

[Read More...]

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has been ongoing for almost a year with no sign of a victor or peace talks. President “sleepy” Joe Biden has promised Ukraine all the monetary and military equipment support they need to get the job done without accountability of where all this American tax-payer paid assistance is going in one of the most corrupt nations in the world. I guess this should be expected coming from the most corrupt President in our history, whose family received at least ten million dollars in bribe money from Ukraine. I figure Joe has passed on our tax money to Ukraine either in compensation for the bribe or he’s getting some kickback. Biden hasn’t done anything charitable, and certainly not for needy Americans.

[Read More...]