“Big aunty,” a “kahuna” in my family, wasn’t as frightening as I’d imagined. But she could be devilish when she cast a spell upon others. I’ve learned to cherish and appreciate my Hawaiian heritage, even while I honor God and my Catholic beliefs…hugmamma.
Catholic nuns, Frances Hession and Maggie Evans, may prove to be a powerful force behind the Texas Rangers, as they fight for the 2010 World Series championship…hugmamma.
Too much negativism, not enough love, according to author Leo Buscaglia…hugmamma.
The practice of voodoo by some members of Orson Welles’ 1935, all-black Macbeth cast, added a genuine air of the supernatural to the Shakespearean tragedy, especially when a curse resulted in a critic’s death…hugmamma.
Physicians setting the fees upon which Medicare pays doctors for medical services, sounds like an oxymoron…hugmamma.
Great memories of haunted Halloween houses, hayrides, mazes and pumpkin patches…hugmamma.
Quidditch, the school game in J.K. Rowling’s “Harry Potter” books, gains national popularity on REAL high school and college campuses. Playing with brooms that don’t fly, will the human version lose its whimsy if it becomes a serious venture, gaining admittance into the NCAA, and perhaps the Olympics?…hugmamma.
Meandering the backroads under a threatening, gray sky in verdant Washington State, is as special as lazing under the tropical sun, on a white sand beach in Maui…hugmamma.
God touches us when we least expect it…hugmamma.
Dr. Daniel Amen’s book, “Change Your Brain Change Your Life,” has helped me “rewire” my brain so that I have a more positive perception of life than before…hugmamma.
I’ve decided that along with aging comes a treasure trove of “20-20″ hindsight. Life would’ve been so much easier if I knew then, what I know now. Only recently, very recently, have I arrived at the conclusion that life is messy. Because of my strict upbringing where chores were done before playtime, I was always …
“Charisms,” gifts bestowed on us by God which when used in the service of others, brings us fulfillment…hugmamma.
Massage therapy is good for the body, and the soul…hugmamma.
Celebrate! Celebrate! Listen to the Music! 4,004 viewsof my blog to date. Keep reading; I’ll keep writing…hugmamma with Sinatra and Buble singing “Come Fly with Me.”
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach’s opinion in the Wall Street Journal, “My Jewish Perspective on Homosexuality.” Food for thought…hugmamma.