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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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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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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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A Physical Therapist Who Helps You Heal by Listening

Remember the people who help you pick up your pieces, help you glue them back together - no matter how jagged their edges - and help make you feel whole again.

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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 Self-Care Practices

The most beautiful things can come out of the most tragic parts of our lives. My friend Mary reminds me of the importance of self-care.

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Being Open to Receiving

That's a wrap! I end my two-week visit back home in CT with some final thoughts.

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Laughing Over Stories from Yesterday & Today

A big thanks to some old and new friends for seeing me on my trip back East and for sharing their stories.

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