Happy Sabbath


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May your Sabbath Day be a beautiful one! Have a wonderful week! Please follow and like us:0

Incoming Ballistic Missile Warning


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You can imagine my shock this morning when I woke up and read all the posts on Facebook about the alert that a lot of people received on their mobile devices. Then the outrage/relief when they learned that it was a false alarm. My thoughts, I’m thankful that it was a false alarm, I’m upset … [Read more…]

New Year Resolutions-How Are You Doing?


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Aloha, It’s January 12, 12 days into the new year 2018. How are you doing on your New Year Resolutions? Most of you are probably still hanging in there, some of you might have slacked off a bit. I read somewhere that it takes an average of 21 days to change a habit/routine, so don’t … [Read more…]

First bloom of the year


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My mom’s orchids are blooming! So pretty! Please follow and like us:0

I planted kalo in a raised box a year ago (2017)


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A year ago I planted kalo (mostly Lehua) in a raised planter box hoping for the best. A year later they are thriving despite me having to remove all the leaves due to a fungus that was making them all turn brown at the end of summer. The plants are still young, leaves only between … [Read more…]

Why I haven’t been posting much on Facebook


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Aloha Kakahiaka, I haven’t been posting much on my Facebook and Instagram (only the drawings) because I have been doing my postings on my blog page SmileMakeOthersHappy.com. I’ve mentioned it before but things get lost in the feed so I’m letting you all know again. Sign up for my email to follow me, no worries … [Read more…]

Time


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Yesterday’s post got stamped as today’s post due to the time difference of where the web host is verses Hawaii time, breaking my 365+1 streak. Lesson learned, post in the morning and not in the evening. That being said, this is today’s official post. Have a smiley day 😃 Please follow and like us:0

Use your China, have that special dessert


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Recently we’ve learned of the passing of family and friends that came as a complete shock because they were young or in their prime, in good health, and we had seen them days or a few weeks ago at the longest. This is how unpredictable life is, you don’t know when you will be called … [Read more…]

Contest


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Aloha Kakou, For those of you that have been following my drawing practice journey on Facebook and Instagram. At the end of the month I will be holding my first contest. It will be connected to the drawings. More details will be forth coming in the next two weeks. Stay tuned for more information. Have … [Read more…]

Music 🎶 Then and Now My Memories


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Back Then, Since the furthest back I can remember I have always had music in my life. I remember sitting on my grandfather’s lap with my cousins all around and him singing to us. I still have his ukulele passed from him to my mom to me. Every Sunday after church we would all gather … [Read more…]