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By Craig Burgess

A Fleeting Glimpse of Paradise
By Craig E. Burgess

If ever there have been a professional within the heritage, good looks, and total top locations to go to in Hawaii, Craig E. Burgess will be that individual. His first stopover at to the islands was once in 1974, the 1st of 41 in overall!

Providing a glimpse of Hawaiian tradition, historical past, track, artwork, and day-by-day life to the reader, A Fleeting Glimpse of Paradise used to be encouraged by means of Craig’s time spent with designated citizens of Hawaii who shared a distinct “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 appealing selection of anecdotes, encouraged poems, and detailed tales you can’t get from commute books encourages readers to discover how one can preserve the typical fantastic thing about the islands—and to make the superior 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 collage 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 college of Pennsylvania and, in 1968, used to be employed as a Spanish teacher for the recent Cherry Hill highschool East, situated in simple terms six miles from his domestic in Audubon. Craig accomplished his master’s measure at Penn—in education—in 1971 and spent his complete 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 college consultant to the Spanish Honor Society, the school’s Adopt-A-Grandparent software, and the overseas Literary Club—a crew of scholars who bought nationwide reputation for its language journal, Passport.

Craig’s writing “career” started in 1987—at the age of forty-two—after receiving nationwide popularity for a poem he had composed on one in all his 41 visits to the Hawaiian Islands: a poem entitled “A Fleeting Glimpse of Paradise,” the name chosen for this choice of pictures and poems, a set released after greater than thirty years of stories within the islands.

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