Category Archives: Documentary

Tree Feller

I love meeting people who really excel at what they do.┬áThis was the case with Tony, an 18 year veteran tree feller. I met him while he was working on a diseased Monterey Pine in my neighbor’s backyard. The forty foot tree was in really bad shape. It had been dying ever since it was […]

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Family Photography Lessons from the 1930s

I love looking through old family photos. My mind can’t help but invent a story about the people, time, place, and circumstances of the photos. I can look at them for hours. Most of these old photographs have an awkward charm about them that I have a fondness for (see my post about basketball) but […]

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Kamaka Ukulele Factory

I have a soft spot in my heart for the ukulele, koa, luthiery and woodworking in general. Having owned a Kamaka ukulele before (I hope to own one again someday), I was excited to learn that the Kamaka gave factory tours. Kamaka is the only surviving manufacturer of ukuleles from the 1920s when the popularity […]

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Fun & Food, Khaodee

This is likely my final post from Khaodee. These photos are from some fond moments surrounding cooking, eating, and having fun. It seems like a lifetime ago that I was there and I miss them all dearly. Thanks for following along and I hope that you were able to catch a true glimpse of life […]

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