Slowly, On Island Time

August 30th, 2023

This morning I am leaving Hawaii after spending a month here. I woke hours before the sunrise for my solo trip home. Scott and Maya left days ago to make it back for the first day of Maya’s last year of high school. Jack and Lu left yesterday which is always sad but they promised […]

Magical Thinking

August 21st, 2023

Magical thinking begets magical experiences. Yesterday I swam Waimea bay. When I got home I realized I was missing one of my black pearl earrings. I didn’t mean to wear my earrings to swim but they are often my go to and I forgot they were on. When I realized I lost the earring I […]

A Distance Away

August 17th, 2023

We are in paradise but our umbrella sucks. The beach right in front of our house is famous for its 40 ft waves.  In the summer these waves are far smaller, gentle in comparison. They say that in Hawaii if you do not see anyone in the water don’t go in and if you see […]