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About Wendie Burbridge (15 Articles)
Wendie Burbridge is a Contributing Editor for Sweatpants & Coffee. She also writes the popular Hawaii Five-0 blog “The Five-0 Redux” for The Pulse, the online magazine for The Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Her fiction, poetry, and plays have been published several times in different literary journals and textbooks, most notably by Bamboo Ridge Press, ‘Ōiwi: A Native Hawaiian Journal, Fat Ulu Productions, and Autumn House Press.

Off the Rock | Discovering Dixieland

October 22, 2014 // 3 Comments

A white-washed house near Macon, Georgia.  Photo credit: Wendie Burbridge As an island girl who grew up twenty minutes from the Pacific, I am always a little stunned by the [...]

Summer's Sizzling Hot Cocktail Reads

July 24, 2014 // 3 Comments

In the last few months, I’ve read several scintillating scorchers mostly while relaxing by cooling bodies of water.  By a pool in Charlotte, on a beach in Hilton Head, and [...]

Off The Rock | Three Days in Hilton Head 

July 4, 2014 // 7 Comments

When my husband asked me if I wanted to go to Hilton Head, South Carolina for a few days, it was a no brainer to say yes. Hilton Head Island sounded like the perfect place to [...]

Why We Loved Dr. Maya Angelou

May 28, 2014 // 0 Comments

The first message I saw when I awakened was from Sweatpants & Coffee’s managing editor, Jordan Rosenfeld. It said, “Maya Angelou has died (and I’m crying).” [...]

Off The Rock | Romance, take me away

February 11, 2014 // 10 Comments

Traveling seems to always start a romance. I once met a boyfriend on a flight from Seattle to Los Angeles. My first fiancé (yes, first—don’t judge) was a pilot. My [...]

Hot Cocktail Read: The Boss

February 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

For a hot cocktail read— The Boss by Abigail Barnette is a scorcher. There were times when I had to put down my iPad and fan myself with the small cocktail napkin from [...]

Hot Cocktail Reads of 2013

December 30, 2013 // 6 Comments

There’s nothing I like more than sitting by a pool, or on a white sandy beach, under the shade of a palm tree, a little sun keeping me warm, while I read a book. In the [...]

Off The Rock | Home for the Holidays

December 9, 2013 // 4 Comments

Right around the time Wal-Mart starts to fill their aisles with Christmas lights and silver flocked faux trees, many of us start to panic as we realize that the holidays are [...]
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