Blue Hawaii

Hawaii playland….

I remember those days and afternoons of making leis for guests from the mainland. I would always use plumeria’s…the smell was breathtaking. We had beautiful flowers surrounding our home…I would choose ever so carefully. It always depended on who was visiting and how precise I wanted to be with my art. I was the official greeter as guests arrived to our home. My competition were the wonderful older ladies at the airport who would entice you with their crafted leis. I can still smell their flowers. So sad the wonderful tradition has gone away, along with the jobs.

Wow, I see myself running over to my day’s restaurant to pick extra flowers….he had beautiful trees surrounding his club. I loved picking the flowers late in the evening and then going to see dad in his office. He always made time for me. He was my dad.


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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