Today only, April 20, 2020. Order $40+ of Zippy’s grinds and get a logo-ed face mask for free! The fine print: Offer valid for Online, In-Store and Phone orders. $40 total is before tax and[…]
Wait, this is my last can? Might have to visit Costco sooner rather than later. And on a related note, how can Target not have any coffee creamer? Not one single bottle of any size[…]
Changed back to the WordPress Classic Editor to see if this works any better. The post Back to Classic appeared first on Pulpconnection.
I remember it being very exciting as we waited for my dad to get home after buying a new car, which at that time did every 4-5 years. I believe this was probably the day[…]
A friend pointed me to this short video of William Merwin reading his poem, Rain Light, during an interview with Bill Moyers. Taking time for this 98-second video is something you won’t regret. William had[…]
Weeeeeeeelllllll it’s 6:33 Thursday morning and I just pulled an all-nighter. I’m only writing this now because of compulsion: I am pretty sure I won’t write it at all if I don’t do it now.[…]
It was quite cloudy before dawn today, and there was rain drifting out on the horizon. But the rain didn’t arrive until soon after we turned around at the far end of the beach and[…]
I don’t know if my problem is malaise or inertia. I guess it could be both. At the end of my workday I had big plans for attacking the Monster, then going for a walk,[…]
Here’s an interesting little mystery that my late sister, Bonnie (Lind) Stevens, was unable to solve: What happened to the custom linens made for Prince David Kawananakoa’s funeral in 1908? Bonnie set about to answer[…]
By the look of things, inventory and restocks are returning to normal levels. Lots of toilet paper still available in the mid-morning. Target stock of toilet paper The post Rona Restock appeared first on Pulpconnection.
Why is the phrase in the Seven Dwarfs song spelled “Heigh-Ho” and not “Hi-Ho?” Monday felt normal in a pleasant way. I got up, tripped my way to the fridge, grabbed breakfast, carried breakfast to[…]
Why had I not added hot sauce to my avocado toast all this time?
Fresh Box has started a new market! Here’s what I did with two of their items.
This stuff is literally gold during these corona times. Hadn’t seen basic all-purpose flour in stock for weeks! Yeah, it’s a big 10-lbs bag but we’ll take it! The post Rona Gold appeared first on[…]
Sunday was pretty mellow. I slept until just before noon. Ate breakfast (three small burritos), read the news, did the NYT crossword. Thought about a few things I might do, checked on my Amazon and[…]
Investigative Reporters & Editors (IRE) is providing free access to training resources designed to give journalists the knowledge and tools they need to dig deeper into stores. Investigative Reporters and Editors Inc. is, according to[…]
We were up early Sunday morning to take advantage of Hawaii Governor David Ige’s decision to allow the resumption of walking or running for exercise on all beaches in the state. That was a decision[…]
The powdered donettes that is. Couldn’t find a single iconic red box of the discontinued Love’s Bakery Donettes anywhere . The post Rona Loves: Got None appeared first on Pulpconnection.
Well that was a strange day. Saturday I got up just before noon. Breakfast was the last of the shoyu chicken with brown rice. I did the NY Times crossword puzzle and read the news[…]
Still won’t eat’em despite the variety. The post Rona Pics: Peeps appeared first on Pulpconnection.
More hints of the cascading effects we’ll be seeing from the coronavirus pandemic. Meda’s major professional organization, the American Society of Criminology, has just sent a notice to members that its annual conference in mid-November[…]
Ocean day Didn’t get to bed quite as early as 11:30, plus I woke up an hour ahead of my alarm, so I really didn’t get anywhere near enough sleep last night and it affected[…]
Just a sunset view from a neighborhood walk. The post Rona Views: Sunset appeared first on Pulpconnection.
It’s still Friday. That’s my story and I’m stickin’ to it. Of course, on the east coast Friday is almost over, but here in Hawaii we’re still a couple of hours from wine o’clock. My[…]
I gotta make this a fast one because it’s 10:45 and I’m trying to get to bed before 11:30. Work wasn’t very productive. I’m trying to finish a proposal I’ve been working on with a[…]
Here’s an oldie. I’ve posted it before, but it’s worth repeating. It’s a photo of my great-grandmother (my mom’s maternal grandmother), with two of her children. The older girl is my grandmother, Heleualani Eva Cathcart,[…]
To past the time and maintain some fitness, I’ve been running with the kids. Shorter distances with some walking but several times a week. So far, wearing the Nike Infinity Reacts I cannot complain. No[…]
We’ve been walking the back streets of Kahala for several days. Today we walked past Waialae Beach Park, where the repair of a recent water main break has grown into a large construction project taking[…]
Yay. I rolled out of bed in better spirits if not (again) on quite enough sleep. Work was slow but I guess it moved okay. Called one of the fundraisers to get info on one[…]
Passing the Rona times watching The Last Dance featuring Michael Jordan and his Air Jordan 5 Fire Red. The post Rona Times: The Last Dance appeared first on Pulpconnection.
If you like looking at old photos of familiar locations, check out the City and County of Honolulu’s Historic Photograph Collection, which features several collections of photos taken in the early to mid-1920s. For example,[…]
I have to give a plug to Rolf Nordahl, the Head Cheese at MacMouse Club, who offers Mac-related services, upgrades, and repairs. I turned to him a couple of weeks ago in a last-ditch effort[…]
My first official day working from home was March 19, just a few days past a month ago. Today the mayor of Honolulu extended his stay-home order to the end of May. This is not[…]
When connecting an external monitor to a Mac, the dock sometimes moves to the new monitor when you don’t want it to. Here’s how to move it back. The post Rona Tip: Move Mac OS[…]
This is another one of those flashback posts where I have revisited some of the experiences that I have encountered
Shifting our early morning walk from the beach to the streets of Kahala led to a little discovery right around the corner. We were near the end of our morning walk, heading home along the[…]
Saw this discarded mask while out walking. A hidden treasure? The post Rona Pic: Hidden Treasure? appeared first on Pulpconnection.
Pithing off Sunday afternoon, when I was in the midst of dealing with the bee stuff (which I’ll get to), our website guy at work emailed to say he had a bunch of videos ready[…]
I gathered a few of my freelancer friends (Burt Lum, Brian Dote, Mark Soeda) to have a round table about
For those fortunate enough to be employed during these times, you may have noticed your computer usage has increased (dramatically even) while working at home. If you’re on the latest Mac OS, you can check[…]
Picked up a very in-demand Nintendo Switch to play the popular Animal Crossing game. I still don’t know what I’m supposed to do or how I got a dart machine from shaking a tree. The[…]
Gotta make this a fast one because there are still a few things I want to do before putting a bow on this weekend. I could have slept until 2 again but I resisted. Got[…]
More stalls for Target Drive Up pickup service. The post Rona Pic: Target Drive Up appeared first on Pulpconnection.
Jay and Silent Bob Reboot (2019)Kevin Smith, Jason Mewes, and a cast of thousands. Written and directed by Kevin Smith. In 2001’s Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, two side characters in Kevin Smith’s early[…]
Highlights of Michael Jordan’s last game on ESPN. The post Jordan’s Last Game appeared first on Pulpconnection.
Instead of enjoying the sunrise from a spot along the beach in Kahala, this was Day #2 of walking around the neighborhood. It does give you a different perspective on the world. Let’s see. Imagine[…]
Oops. I meant this to be a lot shorter. I’m going to have to split it in two, and deal with the Gen-Xness part later. I read a lot of business-related writing for my side[…]
Does the governor’s latest emergency decree mean that our early morning walks on the beach before dawn are now illegal? Hawaii Governor David Ige issued his 5th Supplementary Proclamation under emergency powers that derive from[…]
I’m too tired to comment on that Adam Grant piece in the NYT. I’ll do it sometime Saturday. It was a little bit of a rough day, not because anything went wrong. I was just[…]
Here’s a super easy recipe from a pastry chef that uses just two ingredients.