First, Pearl's Sunburst began blooming several days ago, so I placed the pot in the 12th floor elevator foyer. Yesterday the flower attained full bloom:
Here is the photo on the back cover of SIMPLE SOLUTION ESSAYS:
I went for a quick bento lunch at Magic Island, where the waves were at a summer high, double the height of the surfers:
Then off for some golf at the Ala Wai Golf Course, where I took the following photo:
There is a plaque in front of that Gold Tree, with Diamond Head in the far background. There are around 20 of these trees now scattered throughout the course.
Our Monday Night Dinner Table drink of the week was a Mexican mojito. Our personal bartender is Dexter, who went through all the motions of muddling the mint. I was requested to bring two bottles of light rum:
Hurricane Andre was the strongest storm in this part of the Pacific ever, for the month of May. Today, Hurricane Blanca is at 130 MPH and over the next day could strengthen into a Category 5, then, by the weekend weaken and threaten Baja:
As I said yesterday, this kind of activity so early in the season can only be taken as ominous.