Everything moves at warp speed during a pandemic My apologies for not keeping up with the usual plant exchange posting. Two weeks ago, we started hosting family friends at our home (in a separate unit). Then, we went to a July 4th get-together with family and had a health scare. […]
There will be shortages of meat and meat products. The West Coast may fare better for food availability than other areas of the Country.
Hawaii’s low rate of COVID19 may come to an end in a few weeks when local students return home from college.
Shame has a place in America. Obedience has a place in America.
The nail that stands up gets hammered down. ~Japanese proverb
I’m incredibly proud of Hawaii. Even with a few bruised egos in politics, we still managed to pull of the most important feat: closing our borders and controlling the spread of COVID19.
The New York Times recently published an article highlighting the lack of CoronaVirus testing in our country. Data are based on the Covid Tracking Project, which currently shows (as of March 27, 2020) 626,667 tests have been administered. Based on a national population 329.5 million in 2019, only two-tenths of […]
Charting Hawaii, New York, Florida, Japan and Italy: how do we compare? These charts come from https://covid19chart.org/ written by David Bau. The chart is set so that day 0 on the x-axis takes place when the state has 25 or more cases. On the homepage link, the scale is linear. […]
Oahu Shelter-in-Place begins March 23, 2020 at 4:30 HST As of March 23 4:30 HST through April 30, 2020 the Island of Oahu is under Shelter-in-Place orders from Mayor of the City and County of Honolulu, Kirk Caldwell. All non-essential businesses are ordered to work from home. More info as […]
Now that my kid is in college, we ship more things to the mainland than ever before. I’ll let you in on a little-known bargain: $8 flat rate Priority Mail padded envelopes. They’re 9.5×12.5 inches big and hold about as much as the medium size boxes which ship at $14.95. […]
Endemic Hawaii plant that is used to make herbal tea. Plant likes moist soil and partial sun. Hearty, grows from slip.