Travel Log: The Power of Prophesy Tested

jayvay:

This almost counts as a Paratopia post….

Originally posted on Welcome To The Donkey Blog!:

When last we left our hero (me, thank you very much) he had tempted the Fates and left Hawaii to attend a cousin’s wedding in New Hampshire. Prior to the wedding, he was toiling away in Massachusetts. We now pick up where we left off weeks ago. Toiling away in Massachusetts. Still.

***

As anyone on the Kona side of the Big Island knows, and as I informed you in a previous blog post, the Original Donkey Balls Store provides an original ground-based early warning system for extreme weather and geological events. It’s this:

donkey ball weather station

Tried-and-true.

What I didn’t tell you, and what I didn’t know until yesterday, is that they also provide a head-in-the-clouds warning system for those who prefer a bit more “early” in their early warning systems. It’s me:

Eye am creepy.

Yes, like a modern day Nostradamus but without the clever, if incomprehensible, quatrains, I have received a sign…

View original 1,176 more words

Travel Log: Out Of The Super Moon And Into The Super Sun

Originally posted on Welcome To The Donkey Blog!:

“Did you see the super moon?” the local man checking my plane ticket asked at the gate.

“No, I missed it,” I said. “Sky was too cloudy where I live.”

“Look now. It’s right over there. It’s not as super as it was a few days ago but it’s still huge.”

Taking Buddha’s advice, I looked where he was pointing instead of at his finger. Sure enough there was a moon. Not just any moon, the moon. And it was super.

I wish I’d taken a snapshot of it with my crappy phone camera but slightly earlier–moments ago, that is–I had been shocked into never using my phone again. Ever. For a few hours. What could have sparked this monumental, if short-lived, protest, you ask? Well, it was seeing in action the very nightmare comedians around the country have been turning into a chuckle: smart phone zombies.

Granted, my phone is…

View original 741 more words