Author Archives: Mokihana

Holoholo Along Fish Creek Road

A couple of weeks ago Nolemana and I really needed to get out of the house and went for a drive out past Estacada along Highway 224. We hadn’t been up that way for awhile, and we were so glad … Continue reading

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Tour de Fleece 2020

Even though the Tour de France isn’t for a few months yet, the spinning community has started our Tour de Fleece at the usual Tour de France time. I’ve begun spinning a silk/merino fiber. I’ve never spun pure silk before … Continue reading

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One Way to Un-Quarantine: Get Arrested.

Or: “They’re coming to take me away….” ♪♫ This was my voice mail to text today.  

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May Quarantine Photos, Chapter Two

Wow, May’s almost pau. I better hurry up with the photos! The Western Tanager and his mate are back! They love the suet we put out. I know the photo’s blurry, but they wouldn’t hold still! So beautiful!

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May Quarantine Photos, Chapter One

I’m saving at least ten hours a week not going to the gym. Or going any other place, for that matter. I still go to the vet’s for pōpoki stuffs, like Noelani’s, Kalakoa’s, and Keola’s meds. Or Keola to get … Continue reading

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Escape from quarantine, but…

My escape from quarantine wasn’t for anything fun, though.  A couple of months ago my dentist told me that a molar with a root canal and crown had fractured over the years and would need to be removed. I’d hoped … Continue reading

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CV-19 Quarantine Day Twenty-Four

Okay, the last time I was out in public was March 12th to go shopping at New Seasons with Nolemana. It was there and back, no other place. It feels longer than that. Since then he’s been totally at home, … Continue reading

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Talking Story Again

It was another beautiful day in the neighborhood; Nolemana and I walked outside again. I heard Hummingbirds, Nuthatches, Mourning Doves, Robins, and Dark-Eyed Juncos. Like others I’ve talked to, staying home like this I lose track of days. I don’t … Continue reading

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Talking Stories

Today Nolemana and I went out to New Seasons to do a massive shopping to last us for awhile. They’re being so good about keeping things sanitized and we felt more comfortable going there than to the bigger stores. Everyone … Continue reading

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CV-19 and Stuffs

I have no excuse now for not writing more. Because of CV-19, we’re not going anywhere much. Not that I want to. I’m not going to the gym…even though it’s easy to stay 6′ away from people, I have been … Continue reading

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