i'd rather be in haena   

or anyplace with more trees and less concrete

Archive for June, 2007

Kaua’i June ’07

Thursday, June 21st, 2007

Thursday 15th: Land in Lihue, reacquaint self with cats, property, hosts. Friday 16th: Attempt to take hosts to airport but dead battery on rental car gets in the way. Change cars. Hosts make flight in time. Buy $75 worth of groceries for $125. Go home, unpack, get settled, walk around the grounds. Saturday 16th: Resume [...]

Kilauea

Friday, June 15th, 2007

I arrived yesterday. The photo at left was taken on the property around 4pm. Today I take my hosts to the airport. It’s going to be a good day.

I’m Not At My Desk Right Now

Wednesday, June 13th, 2007

Yesterday I was served with a 60-day eviction notice by my new landlord. Tomorrow at 9:30am I fly to Kaua’i for another two weeks of housesitting. Life is a series of trade-offs. See you on the beach.

Solstice Charcoal and Druid Heights

Wednesday, June 6th, 2007

Of unintentional communities, eucalyptus, fog and Zen.

A Thought for the City Of Brisbane Marketing People

Saturday, June 2nd, 2007

Your use of the non-word “visioning” is off-putting to many people. Or, at least, me. And hire someone new to do your graphic design. Honestly, just looking at that hurts, on more than one level. Next time: a disussion on why traffic pylons are inappropriate vases for the sympathy bouquets that are placed before the [...]