Aloha ʻOe

By |2023-08-10T08:19:53-05:00August 10, 2023|

When my son turned four we decided to take a trip to Maui instead of hosting another birthday party. Nicholas kept asking about his party and we'd say, "We're going to Maui!" We painted this picture of a magical island that was even better than Disneyland. My husband worked for United Airlines and we got $10.00 tickets on Aloha Airlines as well as a [...]

Weeping Willow

By |2023-07-14T08:23:23-05:00July 14, 2023|

I grew up in a two bedroom house and we had eight kids. Everyone played an instrument or sang and it was pretty darned chaotic.   My poor brothers had a room that was actually made from making the one bathroom even smaller than it already was. There was room for a bunk bed and one dresser.   I shared a bedroom with my [...]

A Little Aloha “Up North”

By |2023-06-23T09:12:20-05:00June 23, 2023|

You can take the girl out of Hawaii.... We live in Oshkosh, WI now. We've gotten into native plants and creating rain and butterfly gardens and killing as much nasty grass as possible. Yesterday we took a field trip up to Rhinelander which is considered up north. It was our first time up there and it was way hotter than anticipated. We went to [...]

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