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Derek Taira


#CatTravels: Let the derby begin!

By On September 5, 2013

Before I met Derek, I knew very little about soccer. Like, it involved a ball, two goals, and a grassy playing field. I didn’t grow up playing — or watching — the game, and… Read More


#CatTravels: Weekend in Kona

By On January 8, 2013

Eat and walk. Eat and walk. That’s what it felt like we did this weekend in Kailua-Kona. We were in town to visit Derek’s family and to accomplish two other things: hike… Read More


It doesn’t feel like Christmas

By On December 9, 2012

It’s Dec. 10 and it still hasn’t sunk in. Christmas is just 15 days away. By now, the Christmas tree is up and decorated, the cookies are baked and packed, the presents are… Read More


#CatTravels: Food tour of Seattle — and more

By On November 6, 2012

One of the other reasons I came to Seattle was to visit my girlfriend, Chris, who moved here a couple of years ago. A trip to see her was long overdue. We… Read More


#CatTravels: Wandering Seattle’s waterfront

By On November 3, 2012

Saturday was the only day Derek and I had completely to ourselves. He didn’t have to attend any seminars; I had nothing planned. So we caught the bus and headed straight to… Read More