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Timey Wimey

Lately, I just feel done with Hawaii. Collective gasps can be heard from all the people who have dreamed of coming here. Dipping their toes in the blue, blue waters of Waikiki. Sipping Mai Tai’s at Duke’s. Lounging poolside. Viewing … Continue reading

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I Am Not Married

Shocking, right, that title? Here I am, closer to 50 years old than 40, raising a child in a committed relationship that for all intents and purposes resembles a marriage except that it isn’t. For me, personally, this does not … Continue reading

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I Hate Cooking/I Love Cooking

For some months now, whenever I talk to my mom on the phone on the weekends, we usually end up talking about cooking. She actually likes to cook although she has little to no confidence in her cooking. If she … Continue reading

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Stuffing Nirvana

I love Thanksgiving. It is my favorite holiday of the season. I like it because I dictate how I want to spend it. There is no gift giving pressure.  It is fairly leisurely. Basically, it’s all good.  I am a … Continue reading

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Honolulu Marathon: To Run or Not to Run

This past weekend I ran a half marathon. It was the longest distance I have run in a year. The weekend before I had tested the running waters by doing 10 miles. On that run, I had felt good.  It … Continue reading

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Family

I have been thinking about family a bit lately. It helps that tomorrow is my Mom’s 70th birthday. I spoke to her today. She recently returned from North Carolina where she had driven down to pick up her new puppy. … Continue reading

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Anniversary

My significant other informed me this past Saturday that Sunday was the nine year anniversary of our first date. This was news to me. I am bad with dates. I have a hard time remembering whose birthday comes first in … Continue reading

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