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Groundhog Day

I feel like my life is very much like the movie Groundhog Day. The one where Bill Murray keeps living the same day over and over. Except my repetitive life happens annually and not daily. While at times I appreciate … Continue reading

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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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A Tiny Slice of Normal

A long time ago, eight years to be exact, my co-worker gifted me with a handmade baby futon. It was sweet and small, with green edges and a Japanese fish print center. I had just come back to work after … Continue reading

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Shaved Off

My job has been sucking me dry lately. I have to admit that part of it is my own fault. I tend to get too emotionally involved. I am passionate. I can’t help it. The bad part about being like … Continue reading

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Fear of the Past

We took a trip over to Ala Moana Shopping Center last weekend to visit the barber to get the 7 year olds’ hair cut. He hates getting his hair cut. The only barber visit he ever liked was the scary … Continue reading

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Feeling Trapped

Today was our first semi-normal Saturday since returning to Hawaii and I don’t know how I feel about it. All day I felt like I should be doing something but I couldn’t quite figure out what it was. I dragged … Continue reading

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First Days

After what felt like close to forever, my six year old son and I finally arrived back in Hawaii. Our flights back were exceedingly unpleasant (the usual dirty, crowded planes, turbulence and Keanu had a stomach virus that kicked in … Continue reading

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