Tag Archives: Family

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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Turn into the trouble

A few years ago I had the audacity to think that I would be a good commercial truck driver. A friend of mine, on good faith, hired me and gave the opportunity to follow through on my ambition. Unfortunately, after … 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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The lights are on and somebody IS home

I can’t recall the first time it happened but I do remember that it was so funny to me and my older brother when my sister came home late one night after spending some time with friends. It must not … 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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