Category Archives: bonding

The variety of their walking

  My friend Lloyd Nebres is Pono’s father. They live in Hawaii. Lloyd wrote these words about watching Pono go. He said it for me. “I have this ritual, something I’ve done since Pono was in elementary school. Whenever I … Continue reading

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Tareef. Praise. Roger Ebert.

Roger Ebert died today. He was 70. This link below has been sitting in the drafts folder of my blog for a long time. Of course I am proud of the words he used to describe me. I am proud … Continue reading

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Fate of an Almond

I show her a badam.She smiles. 7 front teeth.‘No,’ goes her little head. I put it in my mouth and chew slowly. Deliberately.She looks. I show her some chewed stuff on my tongue.She looks. A bit intrigued.She wants, I hope.She … Continue reading

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