About Reading & Writing

Five Tips for Loving Yourself

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world." – Anne Frank In my novel, The Aloha Spirit, the main character learns that in order to find aloha in the world around her she must first find it in herself. People are all capable of learning to… Continue reading Five Tips for Loving Yourself

Giveaways, History

Hawaiian Superstitions

Every culture has superstitious beliefs. As a child, I was encouraged not to step on sidewalk cracks lest I break my mother's back, to throw spilled salt over my shoulder, and not let black cats cross my path. While researching my book Aloha Spirit, I learned about Hawaiian superstitions because one of my characters is… Continue reading Hawaiian Superstitions

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Inspired by Family

Throughout my life, I have listened avidly to stories of my family. It was no different when I married my husband and heard stories of his family. I turned my own stories into a novel, UNDER THE ALMOND TREES and I'm currently working on ALOHA SPIRIT a story of my husband's grandmother. The picture at left is… Continue reading Inspired by Family