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Who ordered the screaming baby?

A patron walks into a restaurant for breakfast. Her family of three sit down and her toddler begins to wail. According to the patron they waited 30 minutes to be seated and then waited an additional 40 minutes before their … Continue reading

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Are dress codes obsolete?

Many people hate dress codes, mostly because dress codes are restrictive, it hampers their style, flair and creativity. It prevents hipsters from being hip. I get it, I mean, you’re talking to the guy who didn’t wear a shirt to work. Continue reading

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Kindness begins with me

I grew up in a time and place where very few people had anything in common with my family. It was rare to see another Polynesian/Pacific Islander that was not a member of my own family for weeks on end. … Continue reading

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Driving Life

My wife says that I’m a terrible driver. I hear all the ways and reasons why I am a bad driver the moment we pull out of the driveway. I drive too fast. I drive too slow. I drive to … Continue reading

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Gratitude: Third world edition

I spent my teenage years in a third world country. Running water was a luxury. Hot water was an extravagance. Shoes were optional for some but far too expensive for many. Flip-flops were considered shoes. New flip-flops were considered pricey … Continue reading

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A hole in dad’s bucket list

I miss my dad. I miss him more (he passed on nearly three years ago) when I think of the things that I could have done to make his final days more memorable for the both of us. Regrets are … Continue reading

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You look lost

…here is the agonizing truth about that haphazard encounter and what I suppose to be a fundamental flaw in my character – I will do it again! Continue reading

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