I admire my mother-in-law for many reasons. She has a genuine heart, is unconditionally generous, is devoted to her family, a very organized and tidy housekeeper and… Read more “The Always Pre-Peared Salad”
In case you are living under a rock (and probably not a volcanic one) Madame Pele is spilling herself out into the world. A small corner of… Read more “Say Something”
We gather around in prayer before we eat and in a circle of 100 people you see that together we have taught these kids more than just strategy and endurance, we have shown them how to be a part of something bigger than themselves.
The redundant times in life are like the tempo in poetry, like the chorus in song. Find joy in the daily cadence of your life. Don’t take these mellow times for granted. This is what abundance feels like.
Let’s talk about the fires and the floods. The fires, that pop up around us: social conflict, pressure at work, the bills, the to-do list, the self-care,… Read more “Fires & Floods – Words of Encouragement”
Reccess. Makawao Elementary School. Circa 1988. Playground poppin’, kickball going off on one end, red rover on the other. Hopscotch, marbles, Chinese jumprope. One of the only… Read more “What the Luck?”
True story. I have not visited the island of Oahu in 11 years. In that same amount of time I have not spent 24 hours alone with… Read more “Peace Out Mama”
This here is my life. Blissed out, loving on and watering my plants to some rhythm and blues while my children wrestle in the background. Don’t worry,… Read more “bliss”
Lets discuss Shit Talkers. Or whatever they call it where you live. Gossip. Ill intentions. Being insincere about your feelings. Betrayal. Passive aggression. Rejection. Mean girls (or… Read more “The Shit Talker Backstabber Card”
I’ve been quiet lately. Frankly, I’ve spent a bit of time crying my eyes out in my bathtub… for many reasons. First of all I’m super fucking… Read more “Fucking Fierce”