What does that word mean, exactly? Here’s an explanation copied from a worthwhile article written by Curby Rule ( http://www.huna.org/html/deeper.html ) alo, 1. sharing 2. in the present oha, joyous affection, joy ha, life energy, life, breath Using Hawaiian language grammatical rules, we will translate this literally as “The joyful sharing of life energy in the … Continue reading ALOHA!
On Friday, February 6th, we changed rooms. As the condo folks promised to move our things, we packed everything up and left for the day. We headed north through Waimea so we could look at the lovely Waipi’o Valley, the Valley of Kings. On a clear day you can see Maui. It was clear. Sure … Continue reading Big Island Time
We didn’t really visit Hilo, other than Hilo Hattie’s which is “The Store of Hawaii.” At least that’s what their tagline says. I like Hilo Hattie’s. I like Hattie. She must have really had some entrepreneurial spunk. Our plan was to visit a botanical garden. And we did, not the one we visited 8 years ago, … Continue reading Hilo, There And Back Again
Aloha! It’s been 8 years since Mr. Al and I’ve been to the Big Island. We kept meaning to, but you know…life and living and day-to-day and all. When we were here last, we were with a group of friends and took a whirlwind tour around the island. We stayed mostly in the south western … Continue reading Pu’ukphola Heiau
Next week I’m heading for Ohio to spend four short days reconnecting with friends. It’s been a long time since I’ve returned to my home state for a visit. Went back in 2006 to bury my mom. Not really a pleasure trip, that. Never really thought much of Ohio, the land of my teenage angst. … Continue reading Lazy Hazy Days
Not a bad day today. This is a picture of me, happily driving my fabulous car that I love driving. Mr. Al was navigator as his broken hand was ouchie. We arrived in Reno close to Happy Hour, of which I will happily partake as soon as I’ve finished my narration thus far. … Continue reading Thus Beginneth Our Road Tripeth
Took a quick business trip to Tiburon, California this week. When I was in my 20s, my girlfriends and I would go to Tiburon Sam’s for Sunday brunch. It was a fun place to go. Here’s a pic I stole from the internet so you can see for yourself. When you lived in San Francisco … Continue reading Sunday Brunches of the Past