When Potatoes Won’t Cook

Warning: Take home only memories from Hawaii.

Photo by Marc Szeglat on Unsplash

I went to high school in Hawaii. My father was in the Navy, and we lived on a base that has been closed down for at least thirty years now. When we first got there, we did a lot of touristy stuff — went to the beach every weekend, picked guavas and passion fruit growing in the gulch just outside the back door, toured old burial grounds.



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