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by Nanea Hoffman in Eats & Drinks

My father grew up in an abandoned house in Pālama, one of the less reputable parts of Honolulu. He didn’t even wear shoes until middle school, which was mostly fine [...]

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  • Dreams of Lemon Meringue Pie

    August 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

    My father grew up in an abandoned house in Pālama, one of the less reputable parts of Honolulu. He didn’t even wear shoes until middle school, which was mostly fine [...]
  • Cleo the Miracle Cat

    August 11, 2019 // 1 Comment

    November 8, 2018 started out as any ordinary work day. The weather had been warm for November, and I was bemoaning this fact, as I am a cool weather person. I’d woken up [...]
  • Overheard in the Coffee Shop

    August 6, 2019 // 1 Comment

    Content warning: suicide My name is not Alan Smithee. Unlike the Hollywood directors who ran from their projects, I want to attach my name to this post. I just can’t. There [...]
  • Nancy Bachmann

    It’s Not A Rant, It’s My Reality

    August 6, 2019 // 0 Comments

    Content warning: suicide, loss Ever notice when we get completely worked up and really want to express what affects us deeply, we call it a rant? I’ve had rants before. [...]
  • How Tattoos Tell Our Stories

    July 16, 2019 // 0 Comments

    I used to have a bumper sticker—fortunately, never affixed to my car’s bumper—that read, “tattoos: not just for sailors and whores anymore.” The sex worker-shaming [...]
  • Some Women Just Don’t Want Kids

    June 26, 2019 // 2 Comments

    One of the most annoying things about being a woman who doesn’t have children is that everyone is constantly asking you if or when you’re going to have children. I’m 34 [...]

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