Tags » Life Tales

The Draper Caper (TIPSHRMETID)

It’s time for another edition of Things I Probably Should Have Realized Much Earlier Than I Did, or TIPSHRMETID for lovers of long, difficult-to-pronounce acronyms. 494 more words

Life Tales

yosemite, ca

I spent last weekend adventuring in Yosemite with my best friends from high school. Our reunions are always eventful and this trip was one for the books. 511 more words


Scribbles on the last pages

And when the scribbles on the last pages of your book,
meant a lot more than your story.
And when it’s not about the ending — happy, or sad.

248 more words

Hawai'ian Holiday Part 5: Beer, Stars, and Invisible Cows

On our last full day in Hawai’i, it was time for some beer. Sure, we’d had beer on other occasions during the trip, and we’d even… 896 more words

Life Tales

Hawai'ian Holiday Part 4: Turtles!

Aside from the requisite wine and cheese (and OK, also coffee and Donkey Balls), the one thing that Rachel was intent on having during this trip was banana pancakes. 613 more words

Life Tales

Hawai'ian Holiday Part 3: No Muppets or Turtles, but Lizards, Tiny Pineapples, and Delicious Donkey Balls!

On Saturday morning, it was time to pack up and leave the condo in Pāhala and head off toward the next place we would be staying, with several stops along the way, of course. 303 more words

Life Tales

Hawai'ian Holiday Part 2: Sun, Snorkeling, and SNAFUs in Paradise (but I am a Valued Customer)

Friday morning, we headed for Hilo. Our first stop there was Two Ladies Kitchen, where we tried some mochi. These chewy, elastic confections seemed to me a cross between dumplings and fondant. 1,065 more words

Life Tales