Do I miss Hawaii?

June 7, 2021

I’ve discovered that you can love a place and it doesn’t matter if you’re there or not. The love doesn’t change. I love Hawaii. But I don’t actually miss it… Which seems weird sometimes. My friends post the most beautiful pictures of their families hiking up to waterfalls and hanging […]

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V is for…

May 27, 2021

Ooh ooh ooh! I had an idea! And it made me laugh, so I’m sharing it. For people who don’t like the book of faces sticking obnoxious and unnecessary reminders on their posts — or, even better, pulling the posts altogether — OR, if you’re really special, sticking you in […]

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Guinea Pigs

May 20, 2021

Bookmarking that today I heard my first in-real-life friend who and had absolutely BIZARRE problems with her cycle after working around people who have chosen to take the emergency-approved treatment. I want to believe those are just rumors, I really do, but wow. Kinda wild when it’s the person across […]

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Shoes

March 26, 2021

Scored a pair of these moccasins at a thriftstore today, still new with tags, exactly my size. Sweet. Got home. Put them on. Happy feet, this is nice, I really like them… AND THEN – the youngest child dragged me outside while I was making dinner… “Mommy, come see what […]

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Both

March 8, 2021

It can be both. What can? Life can. Your hair. Your family. Your friends. Your commute. Your job. Your day. All the things, really. Both what? Good and bad. Deeply joyful and deeply painful. Crippling and empowering. Hugely important and irrelevant. Beautiful and detestable. Cherished and repugnant. It can be […]

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CLOSURE

March 2, 2021

I am typing this from my screened in lanai, watching banana leaves dance under gently falling rain. Location: home in Hawaii. We will be here for three weeks. So of course I gave our friends here lots of notice that we were coming back. Of course I did. And of course […]

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Following

March 1, 2021

Rip it off like a bandaid version: The punchline is, we’re basically *moving to Oregon.  *but we’re keeping our home here and I have every intention of bringing the kids back here at least once a year if not twice and Hawaii will ALWAYS be home to my soul. So. […]

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