New Year


January 11, 2012

Many of us have read Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert written in 2007. The notion of using three words to define a specific period of her life, some have started to seek out three words that relate to their own life. One blogging author finds three words to symbolize her year, both in how […]

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A New Year For The Old Me!

January 1, 2011

During the current semester break, several events came together that caused me to stop and remember who I was am. Perhaps everyone would find it valuable to take time to remember who they were in a “past life,” i.e., in their younger years. Many surprises will arise out of that exercise. One of those revealing […]

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Seven-Link Challenge

July 18, 2010

One of the blogs about blogging I read is ProBlogger. That’s a mouthful, isn’t it? This week, there was a challenge to respond to seven categories. I decided to take part, mostly because it requires some thinking about my posts in the past and where I’d like to go in the future. Here are the […]

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Lucky Black-Eyed Peas

January 6, 2010

  Every culture has its “lucky food” to be eaten on the first day of each new year. Most of the sites I checked talk about the symbolism of money. For instance, greens would represent folding dollar bills, and peas would symbolize coins. My theory is somewhat different. I believe the lucky food will be […]

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January 1, 2010

HOTEI – God of Contentment & Happiness   We never know what each new year will bring and maybe it’s better that way! ~ We can be like children who delight in the element of surprise or we can act our age and resent the changes that come our way.   I prefer to be […]

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Your Best Year Is Coming Up!

December 31, 2009

Tonight at midnight, it will become 2010. I’ve never believed in making resolutions for the New Year. What I like to do instead is set goals, both long-term and short-term. These are usually in several categories. My favorite book for this is Your Best Year Yet! by Jinny S. Ditzler. It’s just a little paperback […]

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Cranberry Punch

December 30, 2009

  Many of my recipes come with a funny story, but I think this one may be the strangest tale yet. My folks used to make this punch often, and I didn’t think anything was unusual about it. I just knew it tasted good and was a cheery color for any holiday gathering. Many years […]

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Hau`oli Makahiki Hou! Happy New Year!

January 1, 2009
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