Wedding Stage Fright

Me, Cousin Kate, and lovely Heather!

Two of my very best friends got married this year, and when you live far away from the people you love, you are excited when you are asked to participate in their big day to the point where you are willing to do anything for them.  For my best friend May, it meant traveling literally […]

I’m John Wayne

Today I met a new friend.  His name is Feather.  Feather and I went on a walk on the North Shore.  Here is a list of what Feather and I have in common: Feather likes to stroll. While Teresa’s horse likes to tailgate, Feather likes to take his sweet time.  We all had to ride […]

It just rained, but only for a minute.

Sometimes you have to be grateful for the little things.  When it rains in Hawaii the air smells lovely.

Things that Heal the Heart

Being an adventurer means dealing with the constant pain that is spending significant parts of your life away from the people that you love.  Sometimes the pain is sharp, like you’ve been stabbed and can’t breathe. Most of the time the pain is just a dull ache, like an old injury that hurts when it […]

The Palace

I had a lovely and relaxing weekend after the longest week ever, but it was a weekend in which I probably drank more alcohol than I ever have in my entire life.  I also sang more karaoke this weekend than I have ever in a weekend, and for a Filipina that’s saying a lot. Both […]