Category Archives: Da Kine: Sometimes Full-on Pidgin

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Imua: 365 Days on da Bloggie

K’den. Mahalo to all of you who encouraged me to do this. I’m already feeling so much better about doing it here! I’ll probably do about ten days per post. January 1st

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To Project 365 or Blog 365 Days…

On a knitting community website I belong to, there’s a group called Project 365. In it, people are encouraged to post one photo a day for the whole year. I joined in 2013 and actually completed several years of photos. … Continue reading

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First Da Kine of 2022

Because, well, life is full of da kine. Nothing worthy in and of itself to be noteworthy, but combined, I have enough for a blog post. New Year’s Day ice on our deck panels.

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Beginnings… and Endings

2021 was a really hard year for me. I lost my special pōpoki, Noelani, in January, and I’ve lost three very close friends since August, and their deaths have hit me hard. You’d think, since in the past I’ve been … Continue reading

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Goldfinches. Many, many, Goldfinches

My daughter, Leilani, has tons of Goldfinches in there place. I’ve had none. Zero. Well, I saw one brightly colored male one this spring, but he went elsewhere. Leilani suggested that we switch to hulled sunflower seed to see if … Continue reading

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Silence

It’s been since June 6th that I’ve posted. I used to be so prolific with my posts, yet I’ve let more than three months go by without a word. I think it’s because the world just got to be too … Continue reading

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From Full to Empty, Yet Still Full

Last March 2020, when Covid took hold in a really serious way, our Realtors, Chris Olson and Jill Roland, asked if I’d like to volunteer to distribute food boxes with the Farm to Families program. This program was designed by … Continue reading

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Memorial Day 2021

My first boyfriend was a happy local boy, and we went to the same high school in Honolulu. He loved fast cars, smoked, and gave me a gorgeous double pink carnation lei for the prom we went to. I remember … Continue reading

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Montana Road Trip 2010, Chapter 50

Believe it or not, I won’t leave us almost home but not quite. We’ve left Kennewick and the Blue Bridge, and now are continuing to head south on Hwy 395, then on to Highway 82 towards Umatilla.

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Gettin’ Outa Dodge, Chapter 4 and Pau

Here we are on the onramp to Interstate 84, about to head makai towards home, with the Columbia River right next to us.

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