Arizona Rain

Arizona Rain

I didn’t know it rained in Arizona. The desert-dried city of Tempe never passed me as a town of slow moving, still-falling rain. The rain has its way in the city: the cars move a little slower, the people are a little quieter, and the building finally sit still. The city is darkened, but there is a hidden light.

I love the rain. I sit at my bedroom window and enjoy the past. I think about the life I have lived in Hawaii and the life I am living now. From windowsill, it all seems interconnected. I watch as the rain drips down on the people whom find the day gloomy, but I really think some happiness can be found in the still.

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Lost Time

Lost Time

This semester I’ve learned that there really is such little time in a day. I’m stuck in an endless speed-walk, board-dash, class-rush of a loop. I seem to never have time to catchup on the back work that seems to prelude my new writings that I would like to go after like Doug’s Apple Conundrum, The Research Lab, and Fuzzing to Victory (hacking story). I hope to post these in the following days, but I think a blog post for lost time is due; let’s take it back to Winter break.

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Open: A town revival

Open: A town revival

South of the overpopulated tourist trap, Kailua-Kona, lies an under-appreciated small-town classic known by many as Kainaliu. The town once boasted the beloved Kainaliu Parade that catered to hundreds of Kona residence intrigued with community involvement. Now, after a 30 year hiatus of town events, Kainaliu has become a ghost town of 80 reminiscent residence. Shops that once delighted the spurring economy of Kainaliu have remained closed until the once delighting town would come back to life.

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