Monthly Archives: November 2013

There’s no place like home…

It sure feels good to be home. Today is Thanksgiving, and I am truly giving thanks. I started the day with lectoring for our parish’s Thanksgiving Mass, where everyone can wear their native dress. I’ve been meaning to go, but … Continue reading

Posted in German and Czech heritage, gratitude, Hawaiian bounty, Holidays and festivals, Honoring tradition, husband, plants in my yard | 4 Comments

Making lemonade

In my last essay, I talked about all the things I’m doing that take up big chunks of my time. I neglected to mention that I’ve also had to go to Wisconsin to prepare our house for a new renter. … Continue reading

Posted in Honoring tradition, Make lemonade, Wisconsin family, Wisconsin roots | 1 Comment

Rita resolutions, community commitments and joyful jazz

I’m working with my life coach again. Rita’s coached me on and off since 2005 when my boss sent me to her after a bad performance review. He thought I might need some support. He was right. Many of my … Continue reading

Posted in daughters, Gary Washburn, Give back, Honoka'a, music in Hawaii, using a life-coach, Using my transformation tools | 2 Comments