Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Another entry about the cats

This photo was taken a few weeks back when I got a package from e in australia. She included a huge mouse toy for turkey & rosie. Here's Rosie checking it out:
Looks real, huh? This was taken in the bathroom where, I believe, Rosie dragged the mouse to because I gave it to her the night before in the living room and in the morning I found her in the bathroom checking it out.

Turkey on the other hand, well he just wanted to sleep and here I am harassing him with the mouse:

His mouth is slightly open in the photo because he's talking to me...

And here's a picture of a bufo that's made house in the front pond. I've named him Bunda:

A little bit about me

Your Birthdate: October 15

You take life as it is, and you find happiness in a variety of things.
You tend to be close to family and friends. But it's hard to get into your inner circle.
Making the little things wonderful is important to you, and you probably have an inviting home.
You seek harmony with others, but occasionally you have a very stubborn streak.

Your strength: Your intense optimism

Your weakness: You shy away from exploring your talents

Your power color: Jade

Your power symbol: Flower

Your power month: June

It's all true! Check out Ans. birthday:

Your Birthdate: September 6

You tend to be a the rock in relationships - people depend on you.
Thoughtful and caring, you often put others needs first.
You aren't content to help those you know... you want to give to the world.
An idealist, you strive for positive change and dream about how much better things could be.

Your strength: Your intuition

Your weakness: You put yourself last

Your power color: Rose

Your power symbol: Cloud

Your power month: June

Sunday, November 12, 2006

Star Fruit Season!

After a very dry winter ('05), spring, and summer, Hawaii almost seemed to have bypassed starfruit season. But perhaps it is never too late for the star fruit and our tree has finally produced this year's harvest! Three years ago I would have easily passed up any opportunity to eat star fruit. It just didn't taste good to me, but now I really can't get enough of it. I swear our star fruit tree is producing fruit that tastes different from before! Some people say it tastes like pineapple meets orange or even a lemon, but it really isn't about the taste...it feels rubbery and watery at the same time. It really is a bizzare and wonderful fruit.

We even found two mutants- one fruit with only three sides;

and we found one with 6 sides!

(Sliced- looks like the Star of David. Maybe Ans & I shouldn't have eaten it...)

Front View of 6 sided most holy star fuit

Another shot of the 6 sided star fruit!

and here is a photo of a normal star fruit

Intoxication by star fruit?

Saturday, November 11, 2006


Well today we went out in search of sea turtles. I've been sick the last 3 days and I've been indoors watching a lot of movies (Bridget Jone's Diary, The Island, Madagascar, to name a few). So we went out to get some fresh air and visited my favorite beach, Cockroaches (official name is Halona Beach). Here are some photos from the cliff.

You can't see him, but there is a sea turtle in the first picture. We also spotted the little baby turtle with three "fins". I've seen him once before (I think when All Carbon came out to visit actually, so maybe you can verify Shares) and he's still swimming pretty good.

The drive out to Cockroaches is beautiful and probably my favorite drive on the island. On one side of the road you have the cliffs and pacific ocean and on the other is green mountains.

Friday, November 10, 2006

New Favorite Cleanser

Okay, so I'm not sure exactly when I become obsessed with make up and beauty products, but it happened. I just discovered DHC's Olive Oil make up remover/ cleanser. It is awesome. I was very suspicious at first of using any type of oil to clean my face but there's something so crazy about the idea that I love it. All you need to do to make this product works for you is to make sure your face is completely dry before you put on the oil. Do not wet your face first and then try it. Trust me. Here are the instructions from the DHC website:

Use dry hands to massage 1-2 pumps of Deep Cleansing Oil onto dry face to dissolve dirt, makeup, and other impurities. Rinse with lukewarm water. Do not add water to this product until ready to rinse off.

I've been using this product for a week now and my face is clearing up nicely. I've also been following up with the mild soap after the oil and it feels very good!

Thursday, November 02, 2006

Halloween 2006

Well folks, it was another fun Halloween in Hawaii. Ans, Ado, and I went trick or treating again in the Kahala neighborhoods. I don't know if its normal anywhere else, but in Hawaii it is totally acceptable to actually drive to another neighborhood and go trick or treating there. People go to Manoa and the Bishop Museum neighborhoods because the houses there give out sick amounts of candy and go all out in their decorating. We stuck in the Kahala area because it was close to home and it was rainy. Here are some pictures:

This is me in my ballerina outfit. Don't I look purty?!

Me and Ans and our monkey love