By the editors at Andrew McMeel DIGITAL COCKTAIL If you visit Dawson City in Canada’s Yukon Territory, you can’t skip one of its famous traditions: sipping on a Sourtoe Cocktail at the Sourdough Saloon. The drink, conceived in 1973, comprises the cocktail of your choice garnished with a pickled amputated human toe. (“You can drink it fast, you can drink it slow, but your lips … [Read more...] about NOTW: Container Spotting, golf cart chop shops and people who watch ‘Friends’ way too much
POST-TRUTH SOCIETY In January, the U.S. Court of Appeals finally pulled the plug on Orange County, California, social workers who had been arguing in court for 16 years that they were not guilty of lying under oath because, after all, they did not understand that lying under oath in court is wrong. The social workers had been sued for improperly removing children from homes … [Read more...] about NOTW: Pet alligators, valuable urine and our weird post-truth society
Yeah, this week the Maui Police Department will take part in what's billed as the "first annual Coffee with a Cop Day." The phrase "first annual" always struck me as a bit optimistic, but who knows. Anyway, here's your big chance to talk story with an MPD cop over a cup of joe. "On Friday, October 7, 2016, the Maui Police Department will be joining the U.S. Department of … [Read more...] about The Maui Police Department wants you to have coffee with a cop
Aloha! to the good samaritan and his son who not only helped me try to get my car running–which had been stuck in front of Starbucks after I arrived from the airport after a long trip–but then waited until the tow truck came to take it to the dealership. He even put his surfboards on top of his car to make room, then gave me a ride back to Lahaina and brought me the jacket I … [Read more...] about Eh Brah–thanks for being such a good samaritan!
Filipinos do not settle for minimalism. The sequins, lace, sparkles and puffy dress sleeves that adorned the three contestants at the 2016 Miss Maui Filipina Scholarship Pageant on Saturday, June 11, 2016 were visual proof of this. Even the paper slips for the onstage question phase were drawn from a zebra print bag. But it was the woman in the simple black terno that caused an … [Read more...] about 2016 Miss Maui Filipina Amelia Laborte breaks expectations both in her pageant and culture.