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UNITED STATES OUTLYING ISLANDS | Monday, 23 Jan 2012 | Views [288] | Comments [2]

 I am doing well! The past 2-3 weeks I have felt like I am finally waking up. I woke up one morning, looked around and thought, 'what am I doing in a shed?' How funny! It is like when you get sleep deprived and then you catch ... Read more >


New Year

UNITED STATES OUTLYING ISLANDS | Tuesday, 17 Jan 2012 | Views [245]

I decided I wasn't going to hang around the farm for the New year's weekend, and took the bus to Hilo. 5:30 a.m., I am standing on the highway, flagging the bus down with a flashlight. The bus goes around the north half of the island and takes over ... Read more >


What's New?

UNITED STATES OUTLYING ISLANDS | Friday, 6 Jan 2012 | Views [269]

I finally figured out that the reason my stories disappear is that you have 60 minutes to type and save. I am a slow typer, but I didn't think I was that slow! I had a nice, philosophical story - gone! At the top of the news is my hard learned ... Read more >


Happenings ll

USA | Saturday, 24 Dec 2011 | Views [366]

Sorry about the repeat of Life on the Farm, I can't figure out how to delete it. Anyways, I wanted to say something more about Phil. He left because he cared. He worked on diary farms as a youth, has always had a garden, no mattter where he was (Even ... Read more >


Happenings

USA | Saturday, 24 Dec 2011 | Views [379]

So much has happened recently. Last week,Henry, my neighbor, got drunk and loud and abusive to his wife, so he was asked to pack up and leave. And then yesterday 12/22, Phil quit because he could not take anymore of Bebo's B.S.. Bebo loaned us out to ... Read more >


Life at the Farm

USA | Tuesday, 13 Dec 2011 | Views [314] | Comments [1]

Hello! It has been awhile, and I have lost track of what I said in my last story. So, sorry if I ramble over old news and new. How can you have an old new? Finally made the trek into Captain Cook. Not a bad hike. Three miles in, walk around, and ... Read more >


Life at the Farm

USA | Tuesday, 13 Dec 2011 | Views [366]

Hello! It has been awhile, and I have lost track of what I said in my last story. So, sorry if I ramble over old news and new. How can you have an old new? Finally made the trek into Captain Cook. Not a bad hike. Three miles in, walk around, and ... Read more >


Picking Cherries

USA | Friday, 2 Dec 2011 | Views [410]

Well, todayI picked my first coffee cherries. When you get good fruit, it is bright red and looks just like cherries. Phil and I were done with spraying around 11:00, had lunch and he took me to teach me how to pick cherry. We finished at 4:15 and ... Read more >


Day 2 of work

USA | Monday, 28 Nov 2011 | Views [354] | Comments [1]

Third time is a charm, I hope. I don't know where my stories go... istanabul perhaps. Anyways, yesterday was day two of work on the farm. We collected all the branches we had thrown inthe road on Saturday and threw them in the area where the chipper ... Read more >


The Beach

USA | Monday, 28 Nov 2011 | Views [315]

Just a quick note to say that I did finally make it to the ocean. Bebo took his wife, Karen, Pjil, the other WWOOFer, and myself down to Ohonounou. The swimming palce was too crowded, got there too late in the day I guess. There really isn't any public ... Read more >


Would be good to know!

USA | Monday, 28 Nov 2011 | Views [426] | Comments [1]

So...breakfast is usually at 7:30. I get up and show up. No activity. I go take a walk and take some pictures. Go back to the house, nothing going on. Go stand and look out over the mountainside. bebo comes out in his robe and says good morning, goes ... Read more >


Bebo's Farm

USA | Sunday, 27 Nov 2011 | Views [713]

Dennis drove me over to the farm on Friday. We stopped at teh Black Sand Beach for a lunch of turkey sandwiches. Nice little spot. No one in the water. The tide was coming in and a sign was posted - Strong Current. Got to Bebo's and there was a ... Read more >


Happy Pig day

USA | Friday, 25 Nov 2011 | Views [388]

Thanksgiving Day. Sent an email to the kids wishing them a happy holiday. Missing them. Haven't actually spent the day with them in a long time. Devin in Minnesota and Nick and Janelle spend the day with her family. Still, nostalgia for being with ... Read more >


Random Observations

USA | Wednesday, 23 Nov 2011 | Views [293] | Comments [1]

Reggae music playing in the lobby of the community health clinic. Overheard in same lobby - calling a shopping cart a 'wagon.' Topic of discussino was Black Friday and the need to hire a guard for your 'wagon' cause people will just take stuff ... Read more >


Parks!

USA | Saturday, 19 Nov 2011 | Views [314]

Woo-hoo! I finally got to play tourist the past couple of days. Yesterday Dennis had an appointment in Pahoa, and I tagged along for the ride. I got to stroll through downtown, all three blocks of it. Took a few pics, met some locals, and got to ... Read more >


Photos: WWOOF

USA | Monday, 14 Nov 2011 | Photo Gallery

WWOOFing in Hawaii
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Plumeria Hill

USA | Monday, 14 Nov 2011 | Views [366] | Comments [2]

Aloha! I am hoping that the third time is a charm. I have typed this out three times and either the internet connectin is down, or I did something wrong in an attempt to save the story. Plumeria Hill is the name of the B&B I am staying at.... Read more >


Uncle Robert's

USA | Monday, 14 Nov 2011 | Views [593] | Comments [2]

Dennis took me to the SPACE school for their after-school program where they are teaching the kids circus skills. Dennis is a professional clown. He gave them a paper and pencil test to see if they would be able to become clowns. It was a very funny ... Read more >


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