The “Big Man” (Isaac C. Singleton Jr.) relaxes in the wilderness. Submitted photo.
It might be called a love affair within a love affair – a couple’s
love for each other and a mutual love of filmmaking, which, with a
little help, may take them to the Sundance Film Festival later this
Tony and Terri-Lynn Kalhagen of Makai Ohana Productions in Nesika
Beach fell in love 24 years ago when, as teenagers, they met at a club
Terri-Lynn said in a July 2007 article in the Curry Coastal Pilot,
“…and we’re as much in love now as we were 20 years ago.” This week she
told the Pilot it’s still true today.
Fifteen-year-old Jesse Orozco, kneeling, poses with students from a workshop he led on building birdhouses. Submitted photo
Business plans of 13-year-old eighth graders often fall short of
expectations, especially when they include grandiloquent dreams of
running a thriving business with profit enough to finance a costly
degree in marine biology.
However, one young Brookings student is more than fulfilling his
plans to do just that, and is not only continuing to expand his
birdhouse building business, but is even sharing his expertise with
Jesse Orozco, 15, first came to the attention of employees at the
Curry Coastal Pilot in September 2008, when he came in to place an ad
for his birdhouses and received orders for 20, right on the spot.