Slow-cooker recipe: Sweet Chili Meatballs

Found this quick recipe in Food Network magazine and, since we don’t always save those for future use, I want to put this here primarily as a reminder to myself for how to make it. Not that it’s difficult — it’s brain-dead easy. But I’ll forget because it’s not something I’ll make super often. Step […]

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Media bias can show up in subtle ways

Read this paragraph, please: This is from a recent TIME magazine issue, in an article about how Maine Senator Susan Collins (R) is one of the last moderates left in the Senate. The “jagged weeks” mentioned is a description of the time immediately after she voted to confirm Brett Kavanagh to the Supreme Court. The […]

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Happy 21st birthday, Sean McGee

My world changed for the better 21 years ago today. My son, Sean, was born and I got to meet the first blood relative I’d ever known. I will never forget the moment my sisters-in-law brought him out to me and I held him in my arms. (That’s the first picture below.) The Italian singer […]

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Where to watch NFL games on Hawaii’s Big Island

We found our tribe of Seahawks fans (12s!) at a neat sports bar in Kailua-Kona! If you’re a big football fan who’s traveling to Hawaii during NFL season, you might reach a point during your trip planning where you wonder … Where am I gonna watch the football game on Sunday? My wife and I […]

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2018 General Election Voting Record

I’ve been tracking my voting record for many years, mainly as a self-check tool to make sure I’m not blindly supporting one party’s issues and candidates too heavily. I really believe that there are good (and bad) ideas and people in both major parties, and strongly support the growth and development of third-party options (and […]

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