Looking For A Few Good Grumps

Don Chapman
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May 03, 2006
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Calling all grumps, grouches and sourpusses: I hear that the Aloha Stadium Authority’s Special Sub-Committee To Make Attending Events As Unfun As Possible is looking for new members ...

First up on the agenda at the next meeting: creating more segregated parking areas, making it even harder for friends to tailgate with friends ...

Second up: A ban on yo-yoing in the parking lot ...


As the guy who authored the 1995 book Boys of Winter about the Hawaii Winter Baseball League - and as a guy whose UH baseball season got seriously short-changed by our wet weather - the news that Duane Kurisu is bringing back the winter league is tremendous. If you put all the HWL players who made it to the big leagues on one team, you’d have a pennant contender, starting with Seattle’s Ichiro Suzuki…

With May Day upon us, I have just one question: Wasn’t it, like, New Year’s just the other day? ...

One thing I don’t understand about smokers: If they love their cigarettes so much, why do they toss ‘em into the street or on the sidewalk when they’re done? ...

And why is it that every smoker seems also to be a litterbug? ...


Eh, you got a light? Maybe readers who are smokers can shed some light here ...

Kudos to B.J. Reyes of our cousin publication, the Star-Bulletin. He was just named a Jefferson Fellow at the East-West Center. If he gets half as much out of travelling around Asia I did as an East-West Center Korea Fellow last summer, it will be a great experience. Look forward to his reportage ...

As an independent, seems to me that both conservatives and liberals - especially on a national level -have entirely forgotten what those words really mean. So we have intolerant liberals and conservatives who don’t conserve our country’s (and state’s) natural resources. Go figgah ...

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