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Browsing Archive: September, 2010

"Moving to Maui" #31 -- Recruited Off the Island

Posted by Maridel Bowes on Monday, September 13, 2010, In : Moving to Maui 

Recruited off the island is so much better than being booted, yes? I came to Maui in May with a plan: I’d make my first off island foray in mid-October. No way I would I be caught alive in Hawaii or anywhere else in the world that month with a third grandchild’s birth in Portland and my mother’s 90th birthday party in Boise. But unborn children, I’ve learned, love to rearrange one’s schedule – a bit of practice for their earthly debut.

It seems our little one has raised such a ...

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"Moving to Maui" #30 Trading in Joe After Twenty Years

Posted by Maridel Bowes on Wednesday, September 8, 2010, In : Moving to Maui 

I have successfully survived for five months without the one eligible man who has been in my life since 1990: Trader Joe. Some women still have the house or the child of a bygone relationship. I am left merely holding the bag. It’s that red-on-red one appropriately strewn with Hawaiian flowers and bearing a round white circle featuring bread, cheese and wine. Perhaps you have one too. Love those canvas handles!

I take my “Joebag” along to my current grocery store, the famed “Mana”...

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