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Below are the last 5 columns written by Jade Moon

An Innate Ability To Mess Things Up

Wednesday - January 25, 2012
By Jade Moon

Weirdest happening of last week: First, watching horrific video on cable news of a cruise ship that ran aground and keeled over. Scary stuff of people screaming and running around in chaos, terror and confusion.

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’Tis The Season Of Negativity

Wednesday - January 18, 2012
By Jade Moon

Brace yourself. The season of negativity has officially begun. Now that Republicans have kicked off the primaries in Iowa and New Hampshire we are locked into full presidential race mode. I’m relieved. There’s only so much waiting and anticipating a person can handle, and the pre-pre-pre race speculation was getting tiresome. Now at least we are able to see something concrete.

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Our Excellent Holiday Vacation

Wednesday - January 11, 2012
By Jade Moon

I still have a holiday break hangover. But it’s a different kind of hangover. This year I’m not staring at the crispy, dry remains of an overladen tree, or spending hours packing and storing decorations and ornaments in special places around the house. Instead I’m at the gym, whimpering as my sweetly sadistic trainer Michelle tries to undo the damage three weeks of nonstop eating indulgence can do to a body. Oh, it hurts.

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Bill Maher Rings In The New Year

Wednesday - December 28, 2011
By Jade Moon

Maher is coming to Hawaii to perform two shows, including Dec. 31 at the Waikiki Shell. I recently spoke with him about his life and his particular brand of comedy.

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Christmastime Is About Giving

Wednesday - December 21, 2011
By Jade Moon

You know you’re old when you start saying this every year: Is it Christmas already? It’s a marker we can’t ignore. Seems like yesterday I was packing up ornaments and sweeping needles off the floor.

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