Someone posted this on social media. I thought it was captivating given my heart’s forever longing to be home…. and more so capturing my familiar part of the island…
Mar 12, 2015 6:00AM
I saw this in a social media chat group. I snagged it… whoever posted the pic, thanks, eh!
Town House (the original one on the corner of Marine Drive and route 8, not the Agana Shopping Center one) was one of the places I used to go to or walk thru on my way to Julale Shopping Center, Paseo (baseball… Continue Reading “Town House | Old Guam Throwback”
I didn’t have any particular attraction to this song when it first came out as a single in what, 1993? I also don’t recall any extraordinary lingering of the song on the charts, on the playlists, radio, etc., after. But I dunno, it seems like there was some minor resurgence of its popularity thru … Continue Reading “What’s Up/What’s Going On (4 Non-Blondes)”
I was googling Honolulu events for the next month in anticipation of visitors. I came across this article called Remembering Rap: A New Book Tells the Story of Hawai‘i Humorist Rap Reiplinger in Honolulu Magazine. I gotta get the book. I’m a forever fan of Rap and an admirer of his work. To this day Lou and… Continue Reading “Once Again, the late great Rap Reiplinger”
I’ve never been inside the cockpit of a blackbird so don’t know for sure, but the post said it was of an SR-71.
I remember the few times when these birds would be on the ground at some airport and everyone would want to catch a glimpse of it, of which more often than not that glimpse would only be as they… Continue Reading “SR-71 cockpit (allegedly anyway)”
I mentioned this several times to some around me about those younger days, cloudy in memory, hazy at best… the drifting days where when I left the home in the morning, who the frick knows where I’d go, who I’d run into, who I’d hang with or get into some shady shit with, what kind of shady… Continue Reading “Those aimless, who knows where I’ll end up, days”
I forget if it was Guam’s todaysrealty realtors that posted this or something else. But it caught my attention. The Plumeria Hotel in Mongmong/Maite. t’s been there since as far back as I can remember, back into my earliest childhood memories. We also stayed there a few times while on leave in my… Continue Reading “Landmark Plumeria hotel – gone?”
I was doing a search a few days ago for something that, I don’t know, had American and Online as tags, and Bing came up with America Online, as in AOL. I hadn’t seen the old AOL logos and screenshots of their actual screens in ages. Yeah, yeah, our family got into AOL back in the day when they were a “formidable… Continue Reading “Kids, what were your PARENTS doing?”
I saw this today. I didn’t see news about David Ogden Spiers passing.
MASH was one of those long running TV shows that I didn’t follow specifically or exclusively as a teen, but every… Continue Reading “M*A*S*H memoriam”