Category Archives: friendship

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

Posted in family, fear, friendship, Hawaii, New York, Parenting, patience, Relationships, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in family, friendship, Hawaii, New York, patience, Relationships, Uncategorized, volunteering | Tagged , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Aging, family, friendship, midlife crisis, New York, Parenting, Relationships, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

I Chafe Therefore I Am

  Today was the half marathon that I had registered for some time ago. It is called the Hapalua. And, if you are looking for a marathon experience but don’t want to actually run a marathon, this race is for … Continue reading

Posted in Aging, friendship, Hawaii, running, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Falling

  My friend has cancer. And ever since she was diagnosed, it is like she is falling down a well. Falling and falling. For months now. As she goes from doctor to doctor and test to test. A never ending … Continue reading

Posted in cancer, fear, friendship, Relationships, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Things Aren’t What They Seem

I have not blogged in a long time. And it’s not because I haven’t wanted to. It’s more like, it’s just been too difficult. And it’s been difficult because a friend of mine was recently diagnosed with cancer. And she … Continue reading

Posted in Aging, fear, friendship, Relationships, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Why They Come

  I just sat through a slide presentation from my 13 year old son arguing why I should allow him to play “M” rated games like Mafia and Watchdogs. He took the time to answer some questions that I had … Continue reading

Posted in family, fear, friendship, Parenting, Relationships, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment