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Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // ’Twas The Night Before Shopping
Twas the night before shopping, and all through our house No one was sleeping because of my spouse; The ad circulars were hung on the...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Money Grows On Trees
Our Christmas tree-buying experience is always a big deal because the Nagasawa Christmas tree is “rooted” in the history of my married life. I’ve told...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Breakfast Of Champions
I have a confession to make. I have some bad habits. While I have drastically changed my eating traits over the past three years, at...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // The Pen Is Mightier
It must be just my house, but the women in my family, namely my wife and 16-year-old daughter, have not grasped the concept of pen...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Brake Wind
A family tradition that we’ve maintained since I was a kid is that on certain holidays we will pay our respects to beloved family members...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Of Good Cheer
I believe my wife and I are like most parents with kids – our lives revolve around them. We really wouldn’t have it any other...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Howl-O-Ween
In the Nagasawa household, Christmas is by far our favorite holiday of the year. But if there’s a second place, I think I’d have to...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // I’m Getting Divorced
No, not from my beautiful wife of 25 years – I’m separating myself from my usual column in order to bring you an important message...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Breaking Bad
One of the things I am most proud of is our kids and how they’ve done in school. Our 24-year-old son just started graduate school...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Spooked Out
Editor’s note: Ron Nagasawa is on vacation. This column was originally published Oct. 14, 2010. As we count down to Halloween in the Nagasawa house,...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Driving Me Crazy
I think fathers with daughters have two primal fears when it comes to their little girls. The first and most scary is boys, the second...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Back To School
A couple of months ago, I received an email request from a faculty member at Leeward Community College who teaches an English class on autobiographical...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Health Nut
I think, like most people these days, the trend is to eat healthier. As one of the young women I work with says, “Eat clean.”...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Tooth Fairy
Happy 55th birthday to me. At least that’s what I thought as I approached my birthday the other week. I was trying to take getting...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Round Trip
Our 24-year-old son finally was coming home for a visit. He and his girlfriend found some great rates, so they decided to surprise us around...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // All Jammed Up
The training started weeks ago. I’d set my iPhone alarm earlier by 15 minute increments so I could build up to getting up at 4:30...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Stool Pigeon
Well, it was that time of year again when I needed to make an appointment for our pet dog Buddy to get his annual checkup...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Knot So Smart
What is it about the Nagasawa women and knots? There is a phenomenon in my house that, for some reason, I haven’t been able to...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Inspector General
I don’t know about you, but my weekends are for relaxing. I purposely try not to schedule anything that will require my physical labor, although...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Concentration Interruptus
In case there is any doubt, I love my wife. She is the best thing that ever happened to me. And, of course, the result...


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