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Montana Road Trip 2010, Part Forty-Two

Itʻs been a long time since we were rolling through the Palouse country of Idaho, yeah? To think that this trip was seven years ago… no can believe! Time goes much too fast; I wish I could slow it down. … Continue reading

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Da Kine Numbah One

I’ve got several, well, okay, a bunch, of longer posts to make, and I’m working on them, but in the meantime, I thought I’d do a Da Kine post, photos of all kine stuffs. I think it’ll work well for … Continue reading

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In Which Mokihana Lets Down Her Hair

My sweet hānai nephew, John, was about to leave Hawaiʻi to move back to San Diego. Heʻs been so generous sending me care packages from home, and he called and told me he was going to send me one last … Continue reading

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The Driveway Gets a Haircut

Our spring was so cool and wet, and once the sun came out, the grasses and weeds absolutely took off running.  Well, okay, growing. It seemed as if they grew a foot a day. Our friend Loren, who has a … Continue reading

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Awful Day

Last Friday Nolemana went out to feed the doves in our aviary. He came back into the house with a shocked look on his face. The doves were gone. There were only feathers on the floor of the aviary. Something … Continue reading

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Montana Road Trip 2010, Part Forty-One

Ai yah!! No can believe how long it’s been!! Let’s go back to Idaho, okay? When I left off last time, we were heading south on Highway 95 and had stopped at Mary McCroskey State Park and taken a walk … Continue reading

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Roy-chan – Our Last Journey Together

He lay there in his hospital bed, 96 years old, embarrassed, ashamed, humiliated. “I’m afraid I’ve had an accident”, he said, the words coming slowly. Sixteen years ago, my father-in-law, Roy-chan, had asked if he could come live with us. … Continue reading

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