This blog began in 2010 as part of the publisher’s promotional materials for my travel book, The Single Girl’s Guide to Meeting European Men. The book rose to #1 on Amazon’s Best-Sellers List within two weeks of publication, and is still selling. The blog has been expanded to cover my other pursuits.

Lights and Love

June, 1, 2015

Happy Monday, everyone! Although we’re back at work, my mind is still on the weekend. In Waikiki, weekends are filled with festivities, weddings, and fireworks. Sometimes the fireworks are related to an event, and sometimes they’re just because…. Well, it’s the weekend and why not have fun?! I filmed a few for you on my phone.

One of the wedding celebrations was especially enchanting because everyone was having such a terrific time. From the little kids who could barely walk to the elderly guests experiencing some of the same difficulties, everyone danced—including the bride. She didn’t seem to care that her long, elegant gown might not have been exactly suited to getting down. She picked up the hem and rocked out with the rest. Seeing this made me realize what matters most at a wedding bash. I’ve heard too many brides say their weddings were stressful as they endeavored to make everything perfect. When everyone has fun, it is perfect.


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