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'Tis the season for friendship

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'Tis the season for friendship

by Tania Carriere
December 25, 2016

Do you remember the butterflies of anticipation on Christmas Eve? Santa was coming and it meant that sleep would be hard to come by. I remember lying awake, tossing and turning, a big smile on my face, anticipating the arrival of a visit from a benevolent f... Read more

Enough

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Enough

by Eric Alan
December 11, 2016

I’ve seen a lifetime of cartoon variations on the theme of seeking wisdom from a mountaintop guru. I’ve spent the same lifetime seeking wisdom from the mountains themselves, and never once have I found a guru there. This summer in Montana, thoug... Read more

Playing by the rules.

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Playing by the rules.

by Tania Carriere
November 26, 2016

This year we had a glorious fall- full of sunshine, bright blue skies and warm breezes. The leaves continued to dance on the trees well past the date that we should have been raking them into big brown compost bags. I took time to sit on the patio, under th... Read more

All I Need to Know I learned from Hula

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All I Need to Know I learned from Hula

by Lynette Sheppard
November 20, 2016

Hula. The graceful storytelling dance that delights visitors and natives alike. I never dreamed I would actually come to dance it. And I certainly never thought it would become a way of life. During the first five years that I came to Moloka`i, I pho... Read more

Gratitude as a Refuge

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Gratitude as a Refuge

by Eric Alan
November 12, 2016

Wild times in the world—on that, I believe we can all agree. More wild times are surely to come.  Gratitude is a refuge in even the wildest times, though. It’s not a refuge of escape, either. Gratitude is a way of engaging with the t... Read more