Blue Hawaii

Blue Hawaii and my innocence were disturbed when President Kennedy was assassinated …memory is good I think. Mom was at the counter listening to the radio bulletins as I walked in the door….they let everyone go home early. She looked so pretty listening to despair. Me? I was 8 and trying to figure it all out. I was scared and turned to the comfort of the television. My passion with new started way back then. We were locked to the tv for days watching history. Somehow we felt so disconnected due to our location, however, that may have saved us.

Blue Hawaii let me go swimming as tragedy unfolded. I swam my sorrow away as I yearned for the security of my loved ones. Smelling our beautiful plumeria s brought me happiness. Oh yes, I made leis for everyone who visited our life.

It seems so long ago and yet I see it in my dreams. Sandra Dee had her boyfriends….she was and is so beautiful…I had the water. Thank god I still have Sandra Dee.

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About sweetmelissa1954

Love family, life, Starbucks and change! Transition is the new norm....learning to go with the flow and embrace each day...I love politics, news and Bruce Springsteen! I write about life, Hawaii, coffee, sibling rivalry, politics, friends, care giving and just another day!
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