Yearly Archives: 2012

In Retrospect.

So many good folks have written us to let us know that the Mayan Calendar ended on December 12, 2012 – and began the unraveling of the-world-as-we- know-it through December 21 of this year. But from where we stand, the … Continue reading

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Mom’s Eulogy.

On January 13, 2012, my oldest friend on this earth died. She was the model of modesty,  empathy and a hard-work that she consistently made to look easy – in sum, grace. On May 20, 2012, ‘Iokepa and I were … Continue reading

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These ‘Days of Awe.’

In our five years of Return Voyage travels – on our 95,000 car miles speaking and carrying Grandmothers Whisper off these Hawaiian Islands – ‘Iokepa Hanalei ‘Imaikalani and I have attended Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services among welcoming ‘strangers’ … Continue reading

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A Very Personal Message In This Public Space

‘Iokepa and I vowed not to fill our website or this Ever Changing Page with ‘the accident.’  We vowed to tell the story once and get on with the healing in private. But the lines between ‘private’ and ‘public’ have … Continue reading

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Fantasy: The Metaphor That Is Hawai’i.

So, ‘Hawai’i,’ – as in, ‘I’ve always dreamed of…’ or ‘I will go before I die…’ or  ‘I once went and it was the most incredible…’ (versions of which  ‘Iokepa and I hear daily as we travel on Grandmothers Whisper … Continue reading

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All For A ‘Good Story.’

Okay, so this is what I remember about the story I’m about to tell.  Absolutely nothing.  It is a black hole of a story – but quite a story nevertheless, as ‘Iokepa slowly reveals it to my still erratic (but … Continue reading

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Power To The Reader!

It is a very funny thing about being a writer.  I complete a book.  I’ve said everything that I have to say about the matter. Then the book tour begins, and I am expected to say more – much more.  … Continue reading

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Not Every One Of Us Is A Parent But…

…every last one us is the son or daughter of a couple of them.  So choose your perspective here.  I can tell my story from the only perspective I have:  the only daughter of two very specific people; the only … Continue reading

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Faith and Consequences.

I want to share with you a story that we’ve already shared by email with  a very few friends dear to our hearts:  It is some wonderful and very timely news. We have just been gifted by a generous donor … Continue reading

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In Solitude.

I want to prepare the reader here.  The ‘Back Story’ will be longer; the story it is meant to illuminate in the here and now will be much shorter. ‘Iokepa Hanalei ‘Imaikalani and I live a life that is at … Continue reading

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