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  1. An informed opinion on GMOs

    I've been wanting to write an opinion about Genetically Modified Organisms for years. I was first asked to wade into the GMO opinion zone in 2012 when I blogged for the Hawaii Food & Wine...

  2. Prizefighter goes from beatings to beading

    My introduction to Enson Inoue was preceded by glittery things. Not the sparkle off the sequined bikinis of ring girls; nor the gleam off a MMA (mixed martial arts) prize belt, which he’s certainly...

  3. Mourning the fading of a 20 year relationship

    I have a Yahoo e-mail. It’s been my primary e-mail for 20 (!) years, and lately, it’s been giving me big problems. I log in and after the mail page opens, within literally a second, it crashes...

  4. Therapist is one of many husband roles

    My relatives had an elegant party. I got dressed up and went over. I let myself into the house and showed up in the kitchen, where my cousin-in-law, Dave, looked startled to see me and was...

  5. Sad housewifey attempts fitness

    The gym class I take regularly continues to school me. Usually, I stand in the corner, out of the frame of the mirror. Today, I somehow found myself in the center, in full view of myself. *bleah* I...

  6. This is how fitness goals get derailed

    GREAT ALOHA RUN My friend Tina and I started walking together a few months ago, and our aspirations suddenly grew into this grand idea of participating in the Great Aloha Run in February...

  7. What does procrastination mean?

    I had to define "procrastination" for Olivia. Nine, you know. It happens a lot. It was a conversation triggered by "what not to do" because there's a whole lot of school-prep-frenzy in the morning,...

  8. Exercise class challenges limits

    I've increased my exercise routine to combat insomnia. I started a gym class which I find challenging. It's Jazzercise on steroids. All the staffers say it is hard, but my gosh, I feel like...

  9. Minimalist attitude makes mall trip so dull

    My Aunt Roz gave Olivia a $20 department store gift card for Christmas. (Thanks, Auntie!) Olivia was very excited and requested a trip to the mall a.s.a.p. She was discussing what she wanted to...