Faces of Aloha

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The aloha spirit is a special thing and if you haven't encountered it you're missing one of the most beautiful human characteristics. I loved my time in the islands and yes, to me, it was paradise. I have 3 short stories about the meaning of 'aloha.' Yet, there are many stories in which aloha plays a signifcant role and you do not have to be in Hawaii to practice the aloha spirit. More
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Words: 3,690
Language: English
ISBN: 9781458125200
About Peter Butterworth

aloha, I was born in Providence, Rhode Island but began a life of many moves soon thereafter (3 high schools, 2 junior high schools...even 2 kindergardens). I kept moving in a westerly direction until I reached Hawaii. If I moved any further west it'd be east so I returned to California (& gave up a Hemenway scholarship from UH). Spent too much time in competitive athletic endeavors (I was told I was the only history major at La Crosse State U. I was there to play baseball at a very good phy-ed school). Yes, history was my major but you can do only 2 things with a history degree: teach or write. I wasn't ready to do either so I ended up as a pysch nurse (after doing this and that). My motto: Life is serious but...you cannot take it seriously. I've always been interested in people and the human condition and I have the gift of wonder (ex. if wisdom is important why does our culture - and others - ignore it and not esteem it? Our educational system doesn't even teach it in philosophy classes ['No more Kant and the color red already!]). Hence (or is it ergo?), I've matured enough to devote myself to the scribbling craft. Mahalo, Peter

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Review by: Ernest Winchester on June 03, 2011 :
Aloha exists in some. Not it others. What else can I say?
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