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Update and Musings 27Nov2014

On December 25, 2013 – Christmas Day – I checked into the local Urgent Care clinic because of a series of painful, inexplicable symptoms. By the end of the day I received this diagnosis: terminal ovarian cancer. 733 more words


Linings Silver

Author’s Note: Today, one of my best friends published her first book of poetry. The following poem is how I responded after seeing how many likes she received after publishing the news on Facebook. 317 more words

Speak Your Peace

Conflict is difficult for me.  I like to agree in conversation, and confess to being somewhat of an approval junkie.  Many years ago I was introduced to what were described to me as “The Four Lakota Rules”; show up, pay attention, speak your truth and let go of the outcome.  294 more words

The Silverware Drawer

I have always been of the mindset that while it was unavoidable that BG was going to change my life, as much as possible she was going to have to fit into my life. 360 more words


Ward Village Gateway project approved by HCDA

The Ward Village Gateway project received the green light Tuesday from the Hawaii Community Development Authority.

The project would replace the area that currently houses Ward Warehouse with two mixed-use towers containing approximately 236 residences, 20,000-square feet of retail space and a one-acre public park. 259 more words


Thanks Again

Crescendo subsides
Dancers each take a shy bow
Crescendo resumes



Approval (n): the action of officially agreeing to something or finding something acceptable

It’s not easy to get approval.

Matter of fact, most human systems are set up to filter out the riff-raff, and in so doing, often discourage those who are not as tenacious as they should be, but still possess value. 264 more words