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E komo mai. Sound the conch shell; summon the writer; gather his readers. Let us begin.

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Hummus from an American

“You need to be ready and waiting outside at 11:00 on Friday. Bring a jacket. We’re going to a park for a family picnic.” Farouk called me early in May to prepare me for the week’s deviation from established routine. Oh, this would be fun. By May, it was definitely warming up. When I hadContinue reading “Hummus from an American”

Herodium

King Herod’s Palace. Yes, that same King Herod.  He built a palace. In fact, several palaces. A great builder of his time, Herod constructed his primary residence in Jerusalem. It was a massive structure, second in importance only to the Temple. Nothing remains today of that palace. Herod was an ambitious king who constructed numerousContinue reading “Herodium”

I Cannot Help Myself

I simply have to add this short note for the readers of my Palestinian adventures. I am having so much fun telling these stories. I’m new to writing, remember. Last evening I submitted my copy of my manuscript to publication of my first book Hawaiʻi Calling. Sometime this summer I will become a published author.Continue reading “I Cannot Help Myself”

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