Non Smoker? Ex Smoker? or Quitting Smoking?

So, it seems, according to some friends, that I am a non-smoker. I am working on my fifth month smoke free. It is weird. I still see myself as a someone who is trying to quit smoke. I do not yet think i am ready to call myself a non smoker.  My friends who still smoke seem to be the…

Body Art?

We all know someone who has so many tattoos you no longer see skin.  There are those who pierce everything. I always cringe when I  am told or see piercings in genitalia…OUCH is usually all I can think of.  There is also the benign type of body altering, the body paint, the glittering, the make up. How many times have you heard a gal say who wont even go pick up…

Punia and Kaialeale, the Shark King

As a youngster I lived on Ohua. I remember many of the legends and stories of the Hawaiian people. The stories are of the  tricksters and the heroes and the silly. Many of the stories are cautionary, some are embedded with navigation information, and some are creation stories. The following tale is of Punia, one of the tricksters, as I…

A Bit of Norse Mythology

I came across this and as I like mythology of all  kinds, but have an affinity for Norse Mythology, I thought I would share it. Ragnarok by Micha F. Lindemans Ragnarok (“Doom of the Gods”), also called Gotterdammerung, means the end of the cosmos in Norse mythology. It will be preceded by Fimbulvetr, the winter of winters. Three such winters…

12 Rules for Life

  Sometimes we just need to remember what the 12 Rules of Life really are: 1. Never give yourself a haircut after three margaritas. 2. You need only two tools: WD-40 and duct tape. If it doesn’t move and it should, use WD-40. If it moves and shouldn’t, use the tape. 3. The five most essential words for a healthy,…