Monthly Archives: August 2012

Friendless in Honolulu

The other day the school sent home forms with the 7 year old. They included stuff like giving him blanket permission to take the bus on school field trips, use his likeness in advertisements and list who is allowed to … Continue reading

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Mindless Shaka

So in my mind I have lived in Hawaii for ten years. For some reason I refuse to acknowledge the fact that in reality it’s been maybe closer to fifteen (it’s like my age – that stopped somewhere around 25 … Continue reading

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Why I Love Gene Kelly

This past weekend we went to a local theater’s production of Singin’ in the Rain, which is by far my favorite musical. And, truth be told, it is my favorite musical because Gene Kelly is hot. OK, it is not … Continue reading

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On Friday night my family and I attended the event Two Museums and a Palace. It was jointly held by Iolani Palace, the Honolulu Museum of Arts (formerly known as the Academy) & Bishop Museum. It began at five and … Continue reading

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Travel Musings

We took an extremely long flight home yesterday. While I love, love, love the new Hawaiian Airlines direct to JFK option; the flight back to HI is two hours longer than the flight to NY. That means 11 hours (or … Continue reading

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change, the same, change, the same

We have been in NY almost two weeks now and while this trip has been a homecoming of sorts for my son and me, things are decidedly different. For one, we are not staying at my Mom’s house. Her house … Continue reading

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