Mangoes That Murder and the Lunatics Who Love Them

Mangifera.  Mangoes. I truly believe that they are the fruit of the gods.  I remember my first mango with a clarity akin to a first kiss.  I was standing in the kitchen of a condo on Oahu with a bowl of fruit next to me.  My friend Lisa had access to a tree that was giving her more produce than she could ever hope to … Continue reading Mangoes That Murder and the Lunatics Who Love Them

What Are Your Core Values?

Have you ever had one of “those” years?  A year that was life altering?  I’m not necessarily talking about moves, marriages, and job changes, but a time in your life where your focus and thinking did a huge shift?  I’ve had two ‘aha’ moments so far, at least two that really stick out. The first was about 9 years ago when Dave brought home a … Continue reading What Are Your Core Values?

Red Hot Pizza Oven

Pizza Night – Bon Appétit with Aloha

Pizza night at our house is not what most people think of as “Pizza Night”.  Ours doesn’t involve a phone call to Round Table, it doesn’t include a tip, and it certainly doesn’t mean a one size fits all topping choice.  Pizza Night at our house means making sure there’s enough kiawe wood chopped for a long evening in the back yard. When we moved to … Continue reading Pizza Night – Bon Appétit with Aloha