By Craig Burgess
By Craig E. Burgess
If ever there have been knowledgeable within the historical past, attractiveness, and total most sensible 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, 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 precise citizens of Hawaii who shared a unique “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 memento.
This appealing choice of anecdotes, encouraged poems, and certain tales you can’t get from commute 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 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 12 months, graduating with a double significant in languages: Spanish and German. He bought a instructing fellowship on the collage of Pennsylvania and, in 1968, used to be employed as a Spanish teacher for the hot 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 educating occupation 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 application, and the foreign Literary Club—a team of scholars who acquired nationwide popularity for its language journal, Passport.
Craig’s writing “career” all started in 1987—at the age of forty-two—after receiving nationwide popularity for a poem he had composed on considered one of his 41 visits to the Hawaiian Islands: a poem entitled “A Fleeting Glimpse of Paradise,” the identify chosen for this choice of photos and poems, a set released after greater than thirty years of reports within the islands.