By Craig Burgess
By Craig E. Burgess
If ever there have been knowledgeable within the background, good looks, and total most sensible locations to go to in Hawaii, Craig E. Burgess will be that individual. His first stopover at to the islands used to be in 1974, the 1st of 41 in overall!
Providing a glimpse of Hawaiian tradition, background, tune, paintings, and day-by-day existence to the reader, A Fleeting Glimpse of Paradise used to be encouraged via Craig’s time spent with specific citizens of Hawaii who shared a unique “Spirit of Aloha” in the course of his 41 visits to the islands. His wish is that in your stopover at, you spend time with neighborhood citizens of the islands and “talk tale” with them, instead of easily going there for an “Aloha” blouse, flower lei, or another keepsake.
This attractive number of anecdotes, encouraged poems, and designated tales you can’t get from shuttle books encourages readers to discover how you can preserve the traditional great thing about the islands—and to make some of the best in their event during this magical utopia.
About the Author
Craig E. Burgess graduated from Audubon highschool in Audubon, New Jersey, because the valedictorian of the category of 1963. He entered Rutgers college as a pre-med scholar, then replaced his significant after his sophomore yr, graduating with a double significant in languages: Spanish and German. He got a educating fellowship on the collage of Pennsylvania and, in 1968, used to be employed as a Spanish teacher for the recent Cherry Hill highschool East, situated in basic terms six miles from his domestic in Audubon. Craig accomplished his master’s measure at Penn—in education—in 1971 and spent his whole twenty-six-year instructing profession at CHHSE, taking early retirement in 1994. whereas at East, he served as Language division Chairperson for 6 years and as school consultant to the Spanish Honor Society, the school’s Adopt-A-Grandparent software, and the foreign Literary Club—a crew of scholars who acquired nationwide popularity for its language journal, Passport.
Craig’s writing “career” begun in 1987—at the age of forty-two—after receiving nationwide acceptance for a poem he had composed on one among his 41 visits to the Hawaiian Islands: a poem entitled “A Fleeting Glimpse of Paradise,” the name chosen for this selection of pictures and poems, a suite released after greater than thirty years of reports within the islands.
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