Flat Andre Visits The Old Dutch Church

We are used to having fans of the first internationally acclaimed American writer, Washington Irving, visit The Old Dutch Church and Burial Ground. Followers of the various television and film adaptations of his story "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" are always on site looking for tell-tale signs of the Headless Horseman. But we have a…

Sleepy Hollow S4 Ruminations

Sleepy Hollow S4 has me thinking in a way it never has before. The writers, who wrote these episodes long before the November elections, have displayed prescience concerning current events in the real America. I'm probably reading too much into it, but after episode 11, the Way of the Gun, I can't look away. Up…

Lei (Garland)

My initial experience with lei pua (flower lei) was a frightening one. As a child of five, visiting my Maui cousins for the first time, I was unacquainted with the custom of lei giving and became overwhelmed as cousin after cousin placed lei after lei over my head. Overcome by the fragrance and the weight of the flowers…