Fava Stew – Recipe, Photo Essay & Memories

Fava stew is a flavorful way to enjoy the fava bean, a tasty but lesser-known inhabitant of the produce aisle. More commonly known as broad beans outside the U.S., favas have been a staple of the human diet for at … Continue reading

WordPress Review – Do You Need a Website?

  This WordPress review summarizes my recent experience with WordPress, a powerful and user-friendly website-building program. It tells why you might want to create a personal website, gives a brief introduction to WordPress and weighs the pros and cons of … Continue reading

Snorkel Basics – Safety, Breathing & Vision

This blog about snorkel basics covers what to wear when snorkeling; water safety; and commonly encountered issues with breathing and vision. This short course in snorkel basics will ensure that your snorkel adventure is both safe and enjoyable. This is … Continue reading

Choosing the Perfect Snorkel Equipment

The perfect snorkel equipment can turn a seaside vacation into an unforgettable experience. Here’s a guide to choosing the right snorkel equipment, to enjoy all the pluses of snorkeling and avoid the inconveniences. The previous blog discussed snorkel versus scuba … Continue reading

Snorkel Versus Scuba, plus Lookies & Subs

Snorkel versus scuba captures the tradeoffs of two great recreational sports. This blog addresses the pros and cons of snorkel versus scuba. We’ll also discuss the vast range of other ways to experience the beautiful and exotic undersea world, in … Continue reading

Slack Key Guitar – Hawaii’s Secret Music

Slack key guitar is the secret music of Hawaii. It grew up on the ranches of the Big Island and spread to the other Hawaiian islands as a private tradition for family and close friends. It was not shared with … Continue reading