But on the morning of Valentine’s Day there was a terrible tragedy in the United States, some children didn’t make it home from school in a town in Florida and amidst the anger and horror in my heart was that clear and concise perspective parents get in moments of fear. Suddenly I didn’t care what restaurant havoc might take place. I was going to spend an extra-special evening with my second (and last) born.
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Featuring Coconut Milk Salt Bath from Kula to Kuau, part of the giveaway project.
This fruit platter is definitely queen of the prom.
“What am I gonna do? Where am I gonna go?” This was a rhetorical question, because we both knew he was right, he had no where to go, and the reality was, neither did I. We were sitting in the middle of the ocean, after all. So we said as casual goodbyes as any day. And so I sat clutching my necklace engraved with my children’s names as I examined the library for survival necessities.
I sat in admiration at the trifecta of coordinating wrapping paper I had selected, the bounce of the light off the shiny bows, the way the boxes nestle into each other. It had the same appearance from years past, in fact, it looked like a pretty abundant Christmas.
This is something that brought us together as young girls 20 years ago and again and again as women, and most importantly, as mothers.
We sat there for hours. Lava rock and water. Probably two hour, which is a lot for a child’s attention span, in silence, watching the puddles in the rock turn into tiny worlds right before our eyes.
So here we have world renowned chefs, and fresh local produce, meats and ingredients, wine brought it from around the world. It was the perfect conglomerate to celebrate how things both big and small, near and far, paired, unrelated, spicy, sweet, red, white, eccentric or expected can come together beautifully to make something amazing.