My first impression on the reading “Termites” was about a guy trying to rid his house of termites. I thought it was going to be all about bugs and fumigating someones house but I was wrong. The setting actually took place in Oahu. It included lots of local slang and culture. The main characters wife writes columns for the newspaper and she writes about how unclean there neighbors are. They do things such as throwing beer cans in there yard and parking there boat to close to other cars. He advises his wife not to write about there neighbors in fear of retaliation. After there neighbors had read the news column written about them they confronted the main character and his wife. This surprised me. The 2 couples all ended up just talking story and the neighbors said they have realized the errors of there ways. What both wives agreed on was that they just want whats best for there family.