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May 20, 2020 – My two finished novels

Hello, this is R. C Hand. “The Adventures of the Smith Family” is an 18th century English adventure tale. It is the first of two novels about the Smith Family and the perils they...

Tues. 19 – 2020 – Travel Medicine!

I’m not sure what all the fuss about taking Hydroxychloroquine is all about. We have taken it many times when traveling in countries where Malaria is a possibility. It is remarkably safe and effective....

May 13 – 29020 – Stress under lockdown? Let’s have some fun.

My nephew and his wife are singers. They performed in different clubs around Orange and L.A. County and at retirement homes until the virus came. They are now doing an hour show on Fridays...

May 11, 2020- Grandpa Ernie’s Secrets

This novel is back up on Amazon after being edited by Robert Cooper in San Anselmo, California. If you like to travel and you like adventure and intrigue, then this novel is made for...

June 1, 2020 – Free copy of The Adventures of the Smith Family.

I want to remind everyone that I am offering a free novel to the person who is first to email me at cowboyproductions52@gmail.com on June 1st. The same offer applies to the first letter...

April 14, 2020- To our friends in Iran

I want to thank all of you in Iran for coming to my website and taking a look. Just know that America supports the people of Iran and that we are all hoping that...

April 4, 2020- The state of the state

Do you like what you see around you in California? It is a beautiful place in some areas. Do you feel safer on the streets at night as you walk to the market now?...

Bienvenido America del Sur-2020

Mi nombre es R. C. Hand. Mis novelas esta’n dispnoibles en Amazon en rustica y en la biblioteca de prestamos Kindle. Tengo varias novelas en Su Kindle y “I” phone para su placer de...

Helping a little

With the shortage of masks and such? Why haven’t the local governments asked women who can sew to make masks for their local hospitals or for their families? Maybe some woman’s organization can step...

My life in lock down -2020

I have always enjoyed drawing and painting. Many in my family seem to be talented in many different ways. My siblings played musical instruments as my father did. I tried but was not a...

March 30, 2020-Lock down

We are in our little place and locked down. We will remain here except to get groceries and mail. We hope that you are safe and well. Please follow the rules for your own...

March 20, 2020 – World disaster

I have been around a while and am seldom surprised when things happen. This has surprised me to no end. Please be safe and follow all rules that are meant to keep you safe....

March 16,2020 – China Commentary

Well, we are seeing it again. How often will we be targeted by China before we do something to stop them. They have attacked our internet infrastructure many times and now they are blaming...

March 10, 2020-Who pays income taxes in the United States of America

This is an election year as Americans all know. There will be many things said at this time which are simply not true. Read this if you are interested in the facts regarding who...

Danger – 2020

You may think we are thrill seekers if you read my travel blog. We are not. We have been to many interesting and wild places. We are not in search of danger. But it...

North Korea – The DMZ

We went to the DMZ from both the South and the North. This is looking across the DMZ to the Northern side. The stories we were told were very different, of course. The Capital...

New travel photos are up 2-25-20

I now have many photos uploaded on different trips. These aren’t all of them, but it takes a little time. I will put more up each day as time permits. Thanks for coming to...

Free everything – Beware of the liars

If you talk to any person from Cuba that had to escape in fear of their lives, you would know what Socialism does. Go there and see for yourself, as I have. I have...

Grandpa Ernie’s Secrets is edited 2-22-20

The final, edited version of Grandpa Ernies Secrets is available now on Amazon. It’s free in the Kindle Lending Library. It is an interesting and fun spy novel with some light hearted and surprising...

Day 7 Our Vacation on Molokai 2-18-2020

Sadly we leave this little island tomorrow. We have seen most of the coast of the island and several beautiful beaches. We have driven inland and seen some of the historical sights there. We...

Day 6 The Leper Colony 2-18-2020

The Leper colony and the history of how those people were sent there is a sad tale. Perhaps there was no other way to handle it, but it was difficult for the families involved...

Day 6 The Flight to Leper Colony 2-18-2020

Today we took the flight from the small airport on Molokai to the peninsula where the leper colony is located today. There were as many as 8,000 people sent there over many years but...

Day 5 Murphy’s Beach and dinner at the hotel Molokai 2-17-2020

We slept in again today. We are on Molokai time now. We took the 450 east again down to Murphy’s beach. We drive like the locals now, 35 miles an hour or less. The...

Day 4 – Big Wind Kite Factory 2-16-2020

We drove west across the island to the Big Wind Kite Factory. We thought me might find a gift for a cousin. As always, I find interesting stores and shops are run by even...

Day 4 – Driving to the West 2-16-2020

We went up to the Meyer Sugar Mill and Museum yesterday after the Macadamia nut adventure. We also walked over to the cemetery. Do you know the difference between a graveyard and a cemetery?...

Day 3 – The Macadamia Farm 2-15-2020

We went to the Macadamia farm today and learned a great deal about the tree and the nut. The tree drops its fruit all year round. The fruit is raked up from the ground...

Day 2 – Rooster Fishing on Molokai 2-14-2020

If you are a vegan or love animals far too much, do not read further. Goodbye! I have an idea about the roosters and their call. It sounds like “Happy New Year,” but its...

Day 2 – City Life 2-14-2020

We went into Kaunakakai today and wandered around again. It has one main street and is a reminder of small town America. The pedestrian is king here and the little bit of traffic around...

Day 1 – Molokai – Arrival 2-13-2020

We have arrived safely in Molokai after a smooth flight to Hawaii and then a very short flight to Molokai. It is our 36 wedding anniversary. There are several possible meanings for the word...

Day 1 – Leaving for Molokai 2-13-2020

I am off to Molokai for a week’s vacation. From what, I cannot say. We have been to the islands many times and find them relaxing and very interesting. This is our first trip...