To reset your life. My jump was into a swimming hole after a hike up to a waterfall. My cousin Macy inspired me to do it. I have to remember that moment, when the fear went away into pure joy!
There were six girls among the ten Nakamura siblings. This past month we lost my Auntie Sharon. She was the baby of the family. The one that left Hawaii to call California home. I have memories of her as playful auntie, running around at Grandma’s house just like one of the kids. She put me
Posting this to set my intentions with my purchase and not become a hoarder. Love the crazy goldenrod and brown print. This small table cloth was handmade with a light handprinted backing was speaking to me as I was working this Saturday at the shop. One the hazards of volunteering at a thrift store. Thinking
I’ve hiked Aiea Loop Trail 4 times since the beginning of June. It’s become my training hike for my to Japan. It’s a beautiful hike with gradual ups and downs under the cover of the forest from the morning sun. It’s well traveled trail with trail runners, solo, pairs, groups, familes and very well behaved
I didn’t realize that it was April 25 when I last wrote. Well, I started a draft and kept adding and editing it. Today I decided to dump it and start all over. Like in knitting, I frogged it. haha. I decided this would be a crocheting, knitting, and quilting update. Here’s what I’ve been
2 years since Oat passed. 2 years being on my own since I met him 33 years ago. 2 years since the saddest day of my life. 2 of the hardest years of my 58 years. I’m trying my best to carry on, working through things slow. I’m keeping busy learning new things, quilting, stamping,
I’m slowly teaching mom to turn on Netflix on her own. Let’s see if it happens by the end of April. My hopes and dreams will be she can navigate it herself to turn on and off (not just by turning off the TV) on her own. This month’s pixs, a little late because I’m
“I want you to take a picture of my irises in the back. They are in bloom.” Irises And like a good daughter, I took the pictures. Yes, pictures. I even took more than one. The crazy daughter I am, I took pictures of the flowers in the back. And yes, the irises are beautiful
Killing time as my parents get ready for an outing to Costco, I roamed around our small front yard and decided to take pictures of the flowers in bloom. Desert Rose There’s a row of these rimming the front of the yard. They are odd looking plants. The stem and base are grayish, gnarly, and
As I wait on my faux instapot, feeling guilty that I’m not exercising. I notice one of my dad’s handmade frames with a painting I did a did a long time ago. So long that I don’t even remember painting it. If you look around the house, you’ll see the many handmade frames he built.