Category Archives: friendship

Walking All Over

It was a walking kind of day. I walked with my mom. We trespassed down the road of the currently empty property next door. There were two deer laying down in the woods. The female got spooked and stood to … Continue reading

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Getting Through

I hate the pandemic. I hate that it has taken away so much. So much of the obvious things, like hugging and eating out. But so many other things. At least for me personally. I have found it difficult to … Continue reading

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How Many Days?

  The other day Governor Cuomo (it may have been today) put how many days it has been since NY has been on pause. And it is not a lot. Like 51 or 53. But it feels like forever. The … Continue reading

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Ramblin’

I like a holiday. Especially one that does not really involve me having to do anything in particular like buying presents or cooking. Today was that kind of holiday. And while part of me felt that I should have done … Continue reading

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Testing

When I moved to NY, my mom got me a PO box in the town that I thought I was going to live in. I had asked her to just check it out. She wanted to be helpful and I … Continue reading

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Great Skate

I am struggling with peeling my son off of his devices. It seems that his eyeballs are glued to a screen. He takes his phone into the bathroom and is on it now while waiting for the game on the … Continue reading

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Boxed In

When you move it is all about the boxes. A while ago I started sending random things to my mom. When you are moving and you know you are moving, it is best to put things aside to send as … Continue reading

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Bad Parenting

We live in NY. We moved to NY from HI. My son started High School in a new school in NY. His graduating 8th grade class consisted of 18 kids. His graduating class in his new school stands at 95 … Continue reading

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Upside Down

We have been in NY for about two months, in our apartment for one day past one month. It was our one month anniversary yesterday. In my mind, there are lists of things that I have had to do since … Continue reading

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Floating

Yesterday was the lantern floating ceremony at Ala Moana Beach Park. It has been going on for some time and yesterday was the third time we attended. We had a grand plan to pick up our lantern and then hoof … Continue reading

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