When we moved to Hawaii, I thought “aloha” was just a word. Turns out, I was wrong. Here it’s more than a mere greeting or a way to express warm regards as you part ways. It’s a spirit…a way of life. It’s a way of simply being. Initially, aloha drove me crazy. I’m not ashamed … More Day 5: Embracing Aloha.
I spent all day today being thankful for one very special blessing: my daughter, Sophie. Today was her 8th birthday and we spent the day playing hooky from church and AWANA. With bellies full of birthday breakfast, we loaded the car & headed to the beach to meet friends. We swam in the ocean, buried kids … More Day 4: Sophie.
This morning there was not enough coffee in the carafe to cope with the amount noise in our house. The TV was on and kids were arguing over whose turn it was to pick the next show. The dog was sitting by the sliding glass door whining to be let out, and 5 minutes later, … More Day 3: Our Noise
This post is part of my Write 31 Days challenge and also the Five-Minute Friday online community that I participate in each Friday. A one-word prompt is given every Friday and we are encouraged to just free-write for 5 minutes and post it to our blogs without over-thinking or editing. If you’d like to participate, … More Day 2: Family: Five-Minute Friday