Mauna Kea

It’s been just over a month and a half since we moved to Hawaii and we absolutely love living in Hawaii.  In order to share some of the activities and sites that we are seeing I am going to try and post pictures as often as possible. Ideally I would like to...

Kona, Hawaii and Tribes

My wife and I have been living in Hawaii now for just a little over a month and still hadn’t been to the ocean. We needed to go to Costco, so we thought we would make a short visit to the beaches of Kona before going shopping. It’s about an hour and forty...

Linchpin: How To Be Indespensible

Linchpin: Are You Indispensable? Over the last few decades businesses have become all about lowering costs. Finding cheaper materials, cheaper processes, and cheaper labor. Because of this, many jobs have been shipped overseas or automated. Job security has become a...

Fixing Back, Shoulder, and Neck Pain

I injured my shoulder when I was in high school. I was learning Karate at the time and we were practicing throws. The person I was training with threw me; my arm went, but my body didn’t. My shoulder has never been the same since. I have tried stretching,...

New home, new diet, new life!

It’s been quite a while since I have written here on Simplistic Thoughts. There are a number of reasons for the hiatus. There have been many things that I wanted to blog about, but never was able  to do so because of the big changes in my life. For the last 5...