By Craig Burgess

A Fleeting Glimpse of Paradise
By Craig E. Burgess

If ever there have been a professional 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, heritage, track, paintings, and day-by-day existence to the reader, A Fleeting Glimpse of Paradise was once encouraged by means of Craig’s time spent with distinct citizens of Hawaii who shared a distinct “Spirit of Aloha” in the course of his 41 visits to the islands. His desire 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 choice of anecdotes, encouraged poems, and distinctive tales you can’t get from shuttle books encourages readers to discover how one can preserve the normal fantastic thing about the islands—and to make some of the best 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 collage as a pre-med pupil, then replaced his significant after his sophomore yr, graduating with a double significant in languages: Spanish and German. He bought a educating fellowship on the collage of Pennsylvania and, in 1968, was once employed as a Spanish teacher for the recent Cherry Hill highschool East, positioned simply 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 educating 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 application, and the foreign Literary Club—a team of scholars who got nationwide popularity for its language journal, Passport.

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

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