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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.

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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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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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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Having Courage

During this pandemic, you will be tested in more ways than one. Here are some ideas on how you can get through it.

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New Beginnings - Welcome to My Blog

When you stumble across a bad chapter in your life, be willing to turn the page, create a plot twist and write a new ending.

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Celebrating Cha Cha!

March 3rd is Samantha's 30th birthday! Samantha was one of my housemates I lived with when I first moved to San Diego.

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When Your College Dormmates Travel to See You After 30 Years

After 30 years, I have a mini reunion with some dormmates from my freshman year at Uconn.

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Sharing Common Denominators in Teaching Courage

Educators are real-life, everyday superheroes and my friend, Daniele, is one of them!

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Learning Kindness from Others

My friend Valerie has the golden touch and heart of aloha for making everyone around her feel good.

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