Election Reflection

Election Reflection

By Jeremy: As the dust is settling after this year’s monumental series of wins for liberals, I’ve been reflecting on my past election night experiences. My first presidential election memory is from 1992, when my parents took me to see Bill Clinton speak shortly before he became president. I remember that it was right before … Continue reading

Fruit Correction!

Fruit Correction!

By Jeremy: I’ve talked here several times now about our passion fruit (lilikoi in Hawaiian) plant, which has been dormant recently but provided us with a bounty of delicious, sweet fruit for several months. I recently discovered another interesting fruit growing on our property, and after some investigation, I discovered that this new fruit was, … Continue reading

Overcoming anxiety

Overcoming anxiety

By Jeremy: I have struggled with anxiety to a greater or lesser degree for most of my life, and in recent years it has become unprecedentedly worse. Although I don’t always talk about it, my philosophical and artistic interests are all very much a direct response to my anxieties. My anxiety really started to get … Continue reading

Watch the 3rd Presidential Debate Here

Watch the 3rd Presidential Debate Here

The live stream is posted below and the full version will be posted once the debate ends. While you wait, check out this article Karyn published with Kalev today. Will the presidential candidates discuss global climate change or was their discussion of energy last debate all we will hear? Stay tuned!

Kinetic Energy: Jogging Our Big Island

Kinetic Energy: Jogging Our Big Island

By Jeremy: We have now lived on the south side of the big island, among the lava fields, for over four months. Although we have explored many of the beach and forest areas around here, as well as the farmer’s markets, we have not explored our own neighborhood very much. Usually, when we are at … Continue reading

Eat Fresh: Buy In-Season and Local

Eat Fresh: Buy In-Season and Local

It hasn’t always been easy to identify what is fresh in the marketplace. Many vegetables and fruits are genetically mortified to grow throughout the year. Depending on how you feel about genetically modified food this may not matter very much to you.

Freedom: Do We Have the Right to Choose Our Schools?

Freedom: Do We Have the Right to Choose Our Schools?

One argument really stuck out with us tonight, especially considering Jeremy’s reflection on free will. Romney stated that parents should receive the additional funds that states and localities choose to dispense to schools. Yet, what about American families that have only one school facility within 30 miles? Do they have a choice about where they send their … Continue reading