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Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri!

Let this joyous season bring you greater happiness and compassion. And your home be filled with happiness and good cheer   Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri! And Happy Holidays 🙂

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Managing Your Feelings Is Not My Job

Originally posted on hecatedemeter:
“Whistling girls and crowing hens always come to some bad ends,” my grandma used to say, just before she would tell me that while I was a gracious loser (she was right; I am), I was…

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  I didn’t want to let April pass by without a new poem. This is what it sounds like when doves cry.     Transition  Today I feel the Heavy unwanted ache again Be happy my heart. Tomorrow I move … Continue reading

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Where Does Oprah Live on Maui?

Where Does Oprah Live on Maui? Aloha! No matter what I post on any topic, it seems the thing people really most want to know is: where the heck does Oprah live on Maui? So, I will tell you. I … Continue reading

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Today is gone Tomorrow

by Sujatha Raman inspired by the poem Nothing Twice by    Wislawa Szymborska I was one of the many that first heard of the Polish poet Wislawa Szymborska when she was awarded  the Noble prize in 1996, 20 years ago.  … Continue reading

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A Brilliant Hawaiian Mystery by Juanita Sheridan: The Mamo Murders (1952)

Originally posted on crossexaminingcrime:
What makes a good detective novel memorable? Engaging detectives? A mystifying plot which manages to pull the carpet from under your feet at the end of the novel? A vivid and unusual setting? Well Sheridan’s The…

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Sam and Ahara Herda never tire of telling the story of how they met. At first, they told the story out of sheer, exuberant joy, unable to credit this wonderful turn in their lives, the sudden good fortune of having … Continue reading

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