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By Craig Burgess

A Fleeting Glimpse of Paradise
By Craig E. Burgess

If ever there have been knowledgeable within the background, good looks, and total most sensible areas 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, heritage, track, paintings, and day-by-day life to the reader, A Fleeting Glimpse of Paradise was once encouraged via Craig’s time spent with targeted 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 selection of anecdotes, encouraged poems, and distinct tales you can’t get from trip books encourages readers to discover how one can preserve the ordinary great thing about the islands—and to make the superior in their adventure 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 obtained a instructing fellowship on the college of Pennsylvania and, in 1968, was once employed as a Spanish teacher for the hot Cherry Hill highschool East, positioned 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 complete twenty-six-year educating occupation 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 application, and the overseas Literary Club—a team of scholars who obtained nationwide popularity 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 among his 41 visits to the Hawaiian Islands: a poem entitled “A Fleeting Glimpse of Paradise,” the identify chosen for this number of pictures and poems, a suite released after greater than thirty years of stories within the islands.

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