Monthly Archives: August 2006


How eco-friendly are you? My current course, “Environmental Ethics” is prompting me to stop and think about how our actions impact our environment. I wish I could proclaim that I am a responsible, environmentally-conscious citizen, but truthfully, I am not. … Continue reading

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Tanjoubi omedetou, Obaachan! Tonight, we celebrated Hubby’s grandma’s 90th birthday. Ninety and still as strong as ever. Grandma likes to give those strong, back-slapping hugs. It still stings. It made me chuckle when I saw Hubby instinctively covering the incision … Continue reading

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Happy Hearts

Assorted haupia mochi by “Happy Hearts” mochi, a.k.a., the “mochi lady” Talk about serendipity! A late afternoon phone call from Renee resulted in a quick detour off my afternoon commute and sent me home with a “bento box” full of … Continue reading

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2 more to go

I just finished my COMM/315 tonight. Phew! Just 2 more classes and I’ll be done with my B.S. So close… Must. Endure.

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Mililani Hongwanji Obon

Mililani Hongwanji Bon Dance August 18 & 19, 2006 I may add some commentary later, but for now, enjoy the visuals. More photos are also available on my Flickr site. Ryukyu Bon Dance Group – The Jikata Kamu and Mahealani … Continue reading

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