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  My daughter is doing a project on bee keeping.  I must say it’s tempting to get a hive, but at this time in my life it’s not an option.  Fortunately it’s a friend who is willing to show us the process that is what we did the other day.  I have a deeper understanding […]

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My daughter has been asking me for a while now if she could bring home a caterpillar.  Inside I feel the slight tug of competing agendas; on the one hand of course I’d like to embrace her fascination with nature and allow her to bring one home so that she can watch for herself it’s […]

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Of course this time of year brings with it May Day celebrations… or Lei Day as it’s called here.  The kids in my daughter’s class wore the same outfits that I made last year, only this year they added ti-leaf fringe… it’s a tahitian thing.  I was thrilled to see them all decked out, their […]

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Now just how did this happen?  My “baby” is turning double-digits today!  Seems like yesterday we were all hovering around her watching her new “trick” as she flipped from her belly to her back, or seeing the joy on her face as she discovered “finger-food”… now she is ten.. boo hoo!  Despite my sadness, I’m […]

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In Hawaii, at this time of year, we have a way of celebrating the beauty of these islands… it’s called Lei Day.  Traditionally, it falls on May 1st, but schools often stagger their celebrations to accommodate busy schedules.  Our celebration was today and boy was it a beauty!  The children were decked out in bright […]

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The other day I took Adam up the mountain to fly his glider.  It was amazingly beautiful to watch… so graceful and smooth.  He has been working hard on a power-point presentation and will speak about his plane in front of an audience tomorrow.  If only they can see it in action… for now, thankfully […]

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Allow me to brag a little… actually, I had nothing to do with all this, it’s my son’s work, and he deserves a giant pat on the back (which he has been subject to a lot lately around here).  For his eighth-grade project, Adam made a remote-controlled glider.   It took him months and next […]

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