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Cerulean Seasons

Big Island

Punaluʻu Beach, a sparkling black sand beach along the south eastern shore of Hawaii, took us about two and a ...

Oahu

Renting an AirBNB in Honolulu on the island of Oahu has provided my family tribe of seven plenty of bonding ...

Banyan Tribe

From Michelle Obama’s recent book entitled Becoming Michelle Obama: “…I was trying to tell myself what a no-nonsense female mentor ...

Shinrin-yoku

“When I am among the trees, especially the willows and the honey locust, equally the beech, the oaks, and the ...

Mr. T

For the holidays, my family comes together like a favorite puzzle. Each piece, unique, and cut with precision forms the ...

Pickers

Summertime could wreak havoc on my mother’s nerves. School recessed and for a young family with no money, well, there ...

A Gift of Five Small Cacti

My friend GiGi and I attended an event honoring Jose Antonio Navarro at the Texas State Cemetery last April. As ...

My Life on the Roads, Gloria!

I recently completed reading an amazing book entitled, My Life on the Road by Gloria Steinem. Widely applauded by the literary community, ...

The Journey Begins

Thanks for joining me! My name is Shawn and I am an aspiring writer based in Austin, Texas for most ...