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December 2009 Blog Posts (4)

How Hawaii Celebrates New Years

Hawaii is one of the last places to say goodbye to the Old Year and to greet the New Year. You might think the time for fireworks and sparklers is only on the 4th of July, but in Hawaii, it is even bigger during the New Year’s Celebration. In fact, it can be a very noisy evening on into the wee hours of the morning. Young and old alike stock up on aerial fireworks which require a permit to use. It can get pretty smoky, almost as bad as when the Kona winds blow the vog (volcanic air pollution)… Continue

Added by Ruth Elayne Kongaika (Lute) on December 30, 2009 at 7:39pm — No Comments

Why Do Cyberstalkers Pick on Artists?

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Twice I have been the victim of cyber stalkers. As an artist, I have put my portfolio and bio on several sites in order to find jobs. At first I thought this was a good idea, but since then, I have found it can be detrimental to my mental and possibly physical health.



One day I received an email from what I thought was a sweet old lady named… Continue

Added by Ruth Elayne Kongaika (Lute) on December 5, 2009 at 9:10pm — No Comments

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Added by Ruth Elayne Kongaika (Lute) on December 1, 2009 at 9:24pm — No Comments

My Former Life as a Diener

In my former life, I was a diener. What exactly is a deiner, you may wonder? It is one of the vilest degrading jobs any one could have. Actually the word deiner is German for servant, but in the context of my life, I was an attendant in the morgue. I would weigh the organs as they were removed from the body during an autopsy and do whatever else the pathologist told me to do.



Did this experience toughen me up a bit? Of course it did. I still enjoy watching shows regarding autopsies… Continue

Added by Ruth Elayne Kongaika (Lute) on December 1, 2009 at 10:16am — No Comments

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