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I’m Such A Wuss

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Monday Musings by Melinda M. I’m such a wuss. Doing things like beach clean ups or other kinds of “work days” is not something I look to do as a general rule. I’m… Continue reading

How to Embarrass Your Teenage Daughter in Three Easy Steps

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Monday Musings by Melinda M. 1) Show up at her (new) work place My teenage daughter got her first job this summer at a local drive-in, which for non-Hawaii readers is not a… Continue reading

Breezing Through the Windy City

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Monday Musings by Melinda M. Recently, I traveled to Chicago for work. I had never been and didn’t have any expectations, except that it would be sweltering hot but it wasn’t – the… Continue reading

The Crown Jewel of Hilo

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The Crown Jewel of Hilo Monday Musings by Melinda M. Liliuokalani Park is the crown jewel of Hilo. Within its midst, you’ll find walkers of all ages, runners of all levels, fishermen, families,… Continue reading

It’s Only 20 Minutes Away

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It’s Only 20 Minutes Away Monday Musings by Melinda M. It’s only 20 minutes away but somehow that’s been too far for me to venture. But this Saturday, my husband and I wanted… Continue reading

A Simple Breakfast Pleasure

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A Simple Breakfast Pleasure Monday Musings by Melinda M. It was maybe two days after I had moved to Hawaii more than 25 years ago that I was introduced to a breakfast I… Continue reading

Hilo Closeness

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Letting Go for Closeness By guest blogger, Pua H. “When someone says she’s from Hilo, what’s the first thing that comes to mind?” I posed that loaded question to a good friend who… Continue reading

Ice Cream Iterations

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Ice Cream Iterations Monday Musings by Melinda M. Is it possible that our tropical heat makes imaginative entrepreneurs create ice cold concoctions in greater proportion than any other place? Like how they say… Continue reading

Momball

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by guest blogger, Shannon W. What an awesome basketball weekend. I enjoyed every moment of being a basketball mom because of tournaments like these. Hours spent in a gym all for that bright… Continue reading

It’s Here.

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It’s here. Monday Musings by Melinda M. I am married to a teacher. I have two school-aged children. So when the middle of May hits, those elements conspire and bring an almost tangible… Continue reading