Category Archives: bonding

The variety of their walking

  My friend Lloyd Nebres is Pono’s father. They live in Hawaii. http://www.iphoneogram.com/u/9354 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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