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The Book

And when the scribbles on the last pages of your book,
meant a lot more than your story.
And when it’s not about the ending — happy, or sad.

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Hawai'ian Holiday Part 5: Beer, Stars, and Invisible Cows

On our last full day in Hawai’i, it was time for some beer. Sure, we’d had beer on other occasions during the trip, and we’d even… 896 more words

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Hawai'ian Holiday Part 4: Turtles!

Aside from the requisite wine and cheese (and OK, also coffee and Donkey Balls), the one thing that Rachel was intent on having during this trip was banana pancakes. 613 more words

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Hawai'ian Holiday Part 3: No Muppets or Turtles, but Lizards, Tiny Pineapples, and Delicious Donkey Balls!

On Saturday morning, it was time to pack up and leave the condo in Pāhala and head off toward the next place we would be staying, with several stops along the way, of course. 303 more words

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Hawai'ian Holiday Part 2: Sun, Snorkeling, and SNAFUs in Paradise (but I am a Valued Customer)

Friday morning, we headed for Hilo. Our first stop there was Two Ladies Kitchen, where we tried some mochi. These chewy, elastic confections seemed to me a cross between dumplings and fondant. 1,065 more words

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The Shortest Story

The Shortest Story

For the days in doubts and fear.
For the moments of no you and me.
For the nights of lost handkerchiefs.
For the season to get drenched or blown away.
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Hawai'ian Holiday Part 1: The Mo'o Chronicles

Not many things will get me out of bed at 4:15 a.m., but a flight to Hawai’i is one of them. So began our adventure. Ian and I bid farewell to our thoroughly confused cats and headed for the airport on a dark, chilly Wednesday morning. 762 more words

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