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Welcome to my collection of short "Aloha Is" stories and moments. Each post cultivates, captures, and celebrates love, kindness, compassion, peace, mercy or affection in my life to help inspire you to find, recognize, and create aloha in your life.

"Your Daily Aloha" Jar Goes to High School

This mother and daughter each get their own "Your Daily Aloha" Jar as the school year begins.

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Being Young at Heart

There's a time to be serious and a time to be silly. Life is too short to be serious all the time.

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One Last Official Summer Lunch

One last summer hurrah with one of my favorite teacher friends, Mary Anne.

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Having Patience and Tolerance

This pandemic-inspired "lifestyle" has pushed us all to the limits - one way or another. So, what has it taught you? Practicing patience and tolerance are keys to your success and the game changers in the story you will tell for years to come. How will your story go and what will it say about you?

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Sharing a Memory that Brings Peace, Comfort and Joy to Others

A baseball teammate of my brothers has no idea how much one of his fond memories captured in a photo brings peace, comfort and joy to my family.

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Speaking to Young Female Athletes

This week I added another "first" in my California Dreamin' life and adventures in aloha by speaking with the Berky Girls!

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An Inspiration Today Brings Back Memories of Yesterday

Where do you get inspiration from? This story is about how the domino effect of a mailing mishap, a pandemic and a birthday inspired a poem, which then jogged a 25-year-old memory and launched the creation of "My Pineapple Posse" to help generations of tomorrow.

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Celebrating a Tween Dream in Quarantine

Yesterday we celebrate my niece's 12th birthday from coast to coast.

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Staying Separated Keeps Us Connected

A Solana Beach landlord waives fees for his tenant and my faith in humanity trumps my fear over this deadly virus for the day.

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Learning How to Be Better

What have you learned so far from this pandemic? Has it taught you how to think, say, do or be better? Find some helpful ideas on how to cope and come out stronger from this crisis.

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A Fond Memory of a Decision Made

Photos can jog an old memory while a memory can jog an old desire or dream you had. Use photos to help you remember the past, but also to encourage making decisions about your future..

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