Monthly Archives: July 2014

What to eat in Hilo?

Lately I’ve had the pleasure of enjoying some REALLY good food! Yesterday we picked up lunch (from Naung Mai Thai Kitchen and man, it was delish!!!! We ordered pumpkin curry with tofu, pad thai with shrimp and an order of spring rolls. It was the best curry I’ve ever had: the perfect balance of sweetness […]

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Aloha Wins

Yesterday was a good, happy day. We gathered in downtown Hilo for the 2nd annual Hawaii Island Pride parade and festival. This year’s theme was “Aloha Wins”. Inspired by the community’s love and support at last year’s parade, the concept for this year’s Hawaii Island Pride float included mirrors that would reflect the crowd’s aloha […]

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Because puppies are cute even when they’re shaggy.

For today, how about a post that shows you what a hopeless pet mom I am? Charlie was on the scruffy side in the past couple of weeks (and that’s putting it nicely.) She went to see Mahea at Shear Magic on Saturday and came back looking like an entirely different dog. I’m not sure […]

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Big Island Independence Day

Aloha 🙂 I hope you all had a nice holiday weekend! The weather was NOT looking good when we headed out to Volcano for the 4th of July parade. Luckily, the mist lightened up and before we knew it, clear skies prevailed. We saw our share of interesting characters: and put some adoptable cuties in […]

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Are you looking for a yoga class?

Today was an “I need a yoga class” kind of a day. Don’t ask me why. I can’t say I feel that way very often, but I was struck with the realization that being centered, focused and intentional would probably do me a lot of good. Listening to that feeling, I signed up for a […]

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Green smoothie: pineapple edition

First of all, I have to confess…. I’m writing this from a state of exhaustion. It seemed like a good idea to wake up at 4 am, and then to do a “Sunrise Stretch” routine at 5 am, but by 7 pm I’m tired and bordering on cranky. The hours in between were good though, […]

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