What an amazing surprise to run across my late dad’s college scrapbook and discover a thank you note from the legendary director, Cecil B. deMille typed on Paramount Pictures Corporation stationery! Here’s a copy of the letter: Thank You Letter from Cecil B deMille Isn’t this amazing that over six decades ago, a Hollywood director…

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Spiderman: Turn Off the Dark During our Spring Break trip to New York, I brought my daughters, Melissa and Katie, along with Melissa’s friend Cory to see Spiderman on Broadway. As a soon-to-be Emerson College student majoring in technical design, Melissa was eager to view this $70 million production despite the negative media about major…

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No matter where one falls on the political spectrum, I think everyone can agree that President Reagan was a great encourager who left a lasting legacy of patriotism in the United States of America.  I will never forget the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity of actually meeting him. President Reagan has always been my husband’s hero.  As a…

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A great Hawaiian saying is “Imua!” which means to move forward with confidence and courage.  It’s a great word for the upcoming new year as we explore new opportunities and perhaps face fears. This week, I put into practice “imua” by facing my fear of ziplining.  Yes, I stepped off a wooden platform to soar…

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Last week I was officially diagnosed with something that I had suspected for awhile:  Adult AD/HD – not the hyperactivity type, but the “inattentive” type.  As I discussed my childhood with the doctor, I realized that my whole life I have had to work extra hard to stay focused and organized. In debating whether or…

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