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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 sad 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...

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...

February-2020 – Kindness

Do you hate someone for their beliefs? I understand that if they believe in killing or harming people or countries through violence. For the most part, most people’s beliefs are just as important and...

Your country – 2020 -The New Way Forward – Beware

Do you want to allow everyone in the world to come into your country without knowing who they are? Check out The New Way Forward bill being pushed by the Democrats now. Do you...

Jan.28, 2020 – What if?

What if the United States government spent half of the money sent overseas on our own country? What might this country of ours look like? How have we benefited from all the money sent...

Jan.24, 2020- The Philippines

We haven”t been to the Philippines yet, but I am getting many readers from that part of the world and I want to thank you for taking the time to read my stories. I...

Jan.21, 2020 – A look back

I am probably one of the luckiest people in the world. I’ve done more, seen more and lived better than I could ever have imagined. I came from a place where my possibilities seemed...

Prelude to Rome-Jan.19,2020

I am making good progress on Prelude to Rome. It Starts in 1940 or so with a conversation between two WWI veterans. One is Erie Wilson’s grandfather. The other man is his best friend....

Seeking answers through traveling-2020

Traveling is very important for many reasons. One of the reasons is so that you can check up on your own newspapers and media in your country. When you travel you see news reports...

Jan. 17, 2020 – Income

I get so tired of the newspapers telling us stories with only part of the needed information. When the income of a person living in another country is mentioned, it is often used to...

Freedom – January, 2020

Its no accident that Hong Kong and Iran are in turmoil. Freedom is the natural state of mankind. If it is taken from us, we will eventually do anything to regain it. Is it...

January, 2020- Benvenuti nel mio sito

Sono uno scrittore sconosciuto. Mi chiamo R. C. hand, Google me a R. C. Hand, autore. Li vedrai una mia foto e le copertine dei miei romanzi. Sono un Americano e non parlo italiano,...

January – 2020 – Willkommen auf meiner Seite

Ich schreibe Romane vieler Genres. Ich habe mehrere bei Amazon und in der Kindle Lending Library. Ich habe die ersten Kapitel aller meiner Romane heir, die Sie kostenlos lesen konnen, Ich heiBe R. C....

A welcoming present for you coming to my site.

I am going to give two copies of my novel, “Grandpa Ernie’s Secrets” away this month. The first of you that send me an email at cowboyproductions52.com on Jan 25 will receive an electronic...

Sao Paulo Brazil -2020

Welcome to my site. Bem vindo ao meu site. We visited your country a few years ago for Carnaval and an Amazon Cruise. Visitamos seu pais ha alguns anos para o Carnaval e um...

February 2009 – Carnaval and more – Carnaval e mais

Obrigado por nos fazer sentir bem-vindos. Come to my travel blog and look up the story of our trip to Brazil. Venha para o meu blog de viagem a veia a historia be nossa...

Another adventure in high school -1968

I was always a well dressed and well behaved student. I did grow a beard when it wasn’t allowed or in fashion on campus, but I kept it trimmed nicely. Many students thought that...

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...

Hong Kong – 2020

Those brave people in Hong Kong are still hanging on. What other choices do they have? Death, imprisonment or freedom? I hope they get their freedom. There are millions backing them in silence and...

January 1, 2020

Hum, I like the sound of that for some reason. I guess it’s because I’m still here to start off the New Year. Yes, my timid lifestyle has saved me from destruction again. When...

New Years – 2019

Last year we spent Christmas and New Year in India. This year we are at home. I want to wish all of you out there a Happy New Year. Be safe and make a...