Rainbows and Rainforests June 24, 2021

Last Thursday, I wrote about teaching Hawaiian dance. I took 2 trips to Hawaii to immerse myself in the culture ,history and language of Hawaii. On my first trip we visited the oldest and youngest islands. Kawaii and Hawaii Islands are found on the south and north ends of the Hawaiian archipelago. Our trip hadContinue reading “Rainbows and Rainforests June 24, 2021”

Teaching Dance , June17, 2021

I was reminded this week, of teaching Hawaiian dance to young girls at a dance studio in my town. I had been one of the adult hawaiian dancers. The hulas we preformed were modern and songs that many mainlanders were familiar with. I started to research the old Hawaiian stories and chants and choreographing trationalContinue reading “Teaching Dance , June17, 2021”

Not Far From The Tree May 27, 2021

This is the story of when the speech pathologist has to deal with an articulation issue in her own child. Ruth spoke her first word at 9 months. It was for calling her Grandma. She would curl her fingers towards herself while repeating,”Ga Ma, Gama” in a low voice. Her vocabulary and desire to talkContinue reading “Not Far From The Tree May 27, 2021”