The aunties and tūtū’s (grandmothers) sat happily around the table “talking story” under the protective branches of the Kukui tree stringing its nuts into beautiful necklaces. Since the kamali’i (children: “KEH-muh-LEE-’ee”) were closer to the ground, they eagerly searched for the fallen nuts hidden in the moist grass underneath. The women would teach the stringing […]
How to know when you’ve been away from your tropical paradise too long: 1. You’ve got moss growing where your feet should have been: 2. You’ve got bananas coming out of your hoses and hydraulics: 3. Plus there are ferns procreating in your tires: […]
We are cleared for takeoff and headed back to Hana. In addition to the five-hour flight followed by additional hours of food shopping, we then face the two-hour drive on the Hana Highway for our final lap home. This can be the most challenging part of our long, tiring day. The Hana Highway […]
…cont’d from last week: Besides the face-pain scale sign posted on the wall in Tom’s hospital room, there was the “Risk for Fall” sign–which served as a constant reminder of what started his descent into Titaniumville in the first place. Except the warning notice looked like the guy fell over in his chair […]
Tom’s new knee is a go! Three days after lift-off, he has returned from outer space (no longer on morphine) and is walking the earthly halls without being attached to tubes and monitors. He has improved from frowny pain face #8 (severe) to smiley face #2 (mild) on the Faces Pain Scale that serves as […]
Hi! I’m Lorraine. I love to write and create, but most of all, my family claims the premier shelf space in my heart! I’m so glad you’ve stopped by. Sit and have a cup of tea with me here and we can learn more about each other!
A bright holiday tale that’s sure to entertain and delight audiences of all ages. Based on Lorraine’s original drawings, Peeky will endear herself to you on first read. Take a “peek” here!
Be entertained with a hysterical journey through Hollywood from a lifetime “insider”, Lorraine Brodek.