I don’t keep up with Hawaii music releases by any stretch. I liked the now old stuff like C&K, Kalapana, Braddah Iz, Olomana, brothers Caz, etc.. The newer reggae and hip stuff the family likes and I listen to passively but don’t pay much attention to who the artists are, what latest releases… Continue Reading
My “Royce and Lou” Collection… songs that Lou and/or I identify with as our “going out songs”, and just our songs in our relationship, ever since we started dating when we were teenagers thru adult and married life.
Listening to this song takes me back to when Lou and I got married and I was home on leave. I don’t listen to Chamorro music too often, and I don’t have any means to truly keep up with the more recent artists. So I listen to the older stuff. And when I do it almost puts me into a trance of nostalgia and homesickness…
I found this song on YouTube and had to have it. It was a hit in Hawaii soon after I got stationed here for the first time, after Lou and I just got married and were starting our lives together. Everything about Hawaii was good, life was good, everything was fun and happy times. This song, by Nohelani Cypriano, brings… Continue Reading
Whenever I think back to when I first got stationed in Hawaii, and Lou joined me after we got married, I think of a ‘magical time’ in our life. You know, life was good, the world was ours to conquer, we were living everyday on our terms.
And the warmth of the islands was in our veins, in our hearts. Unlike… Continue Reading
On our ‘anniversary’ ~ Isleys ~ For the Love of You
Today makes 39 years that Lou and I have been together. It seems like a lifetime ago, yet only yesterday at the same time, that we were in junior high school, living life one day at a time, when the most cherished moments were as simple yet hard to attain… Continue Reading
When I first joined the Army and left home, I certainly missed Lou, family, friends, etc.. I also would go into periods of missing home life, the simplicity and coziness of it, all the things about Guam that I couldn’t quantify to others around me.
I used to tell myself that I was going to do one enlistment… Continue Reading