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Outrage Peeps Becoming a Dairy Product!

How dare they do this to PEEPS!

Burn in hell!

I have loved Peeps ever since I was a little girl. My first time eating these delectable, and time savoring goodies. 141 more words

Classic Candy

Gong Hey Fat Choy!!! (Happy New Year in Cantonese)

It’s time to celebrate the New Year this weekend.  Yes, I’m perfectly well aware that we’re already into March.  However, I’m almost elated to learn I didn’t miss the Chinese New Year celebration in San Francisco this year.   276 more words

Writings By Lynn K. Scott

Much more on the protest mat, 1990.

For much, much more on Kalai’s mat of protest, see Roger G. Rose’s “Patterns of protest : a Hawaiian mat-weaver’s response to 19th-century taxation and change,” found in Bishop Museum Occasional Papers, Vol. 26 more words


Kalai's fame spreads to far away Pennsylvania, 1874.

King Kalakaua, of the Sandwich Islands, has requested an old woman named Kalai, who sent him a mat into which she had woven a petition praying for the removal of taxes on animals, to weave two mats, one with the American and the other with the English coat-of-arms, to be exhibited at our Centennial Exhibition as specimens of Hawaiian handiwork. 30 more words


The famous Niihau protest mat on display at the Bishop Museum, 1874 / 2015.

A Valuable Gift.—His Majesty received on Monday last a choice Niihau mat, presented to him by Mr. George Gay of Niihau. In this mat is wrought in red letters, a petition, praying that the taxes may be removed on all animals, and for other changes in the laws. 250 more words


The Sabbatical and Jubilee Years - Part 2

Part 2 of Joseph Dumond’s Series “The Curses and Why the Sabbatical and Jubilee Years Are So Important.”