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Legion of Honor

It is Veterans Day, a day of honor for serviceman who paid the ultimate sacrifice for their country as well as those who survived military service. I never thought I would spend today at the Legion of Honor museum except … Continue reading

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A taste of heaven

When I got into the car this morning, of course public radio came on, and I immediately recognized the music. It was Olivier Messiaen’s Alleluias sereins d’une ame qui desire le ciel (Serene alleluias from a soul who desires heaven) from his … Continue reading

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SRO Bravissimo!

Pastor Jeff Lilley exclaimed, “We used every single chair in the place! We even had to take the chairs from out of my office!” And so the ushers left the door open to the nave, enabling the 25 people who … Continue reading

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Birthday present

Imagine my delight when I opened up today’s online edition of our local newspaper, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser! The editors ran the same photo of Carl as appeared in his obituary, one that I had never seen before it was published last year. … Continue reading

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Just following orders!

It’s now only ten days away from the memorial concert for Carl Crosier in which the Lutheran Church of Honolulu Choir and the Hawai’i Vocal Arts Ensemble will join forces to sing Maurice Duruflé’s beloved Requiem on Sunday, November 1st at … Continue reading

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Be careful what you wish for!

I used to hear people say that after they retired they were were busier than ever before, and don’t know how they used to fit work in! When I so-called “retired” on September 30, I honestly didn’t know how I’d … Continue reading

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By the numbers

Today Vreni Griffith and I spent the day addressing the postcards for Carl Crosier’s Memorial Concert on November 1st — and for the fourth day in a row I didn’t read the morning paper until after dinner! In fact, as … Continue reading

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Scrambling

When I walked into the choir room at St. Andrew’s Cathedral this morning, and someone asked me how I was doing (presumably because I am supposedly “retired,”) I answered, “Scrambling . . . Not scrambled, like eggs, or my brain, … Continue reading

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Retired . . . NOT!

“No, no, NO!” When I woke up this morning, the first day of my “retirement,” I opened my eyes and looked at the clock. It read “3:51” (a.m.) I always thought retired people could throw away their alarm clocks — … Continue reading

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I can hear him now!

Okay, I can just hear my late husband, Carl, saying: Kathy, why don’t you check these things instead of being in such a hurry?! You’re in too much of a rush and aren’t careful!” What I’m referring to was my last … Continue reading

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