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Dear Frances – The Power of Poetry

DEAR FRANCES By Frances H. Kakugawa Omoiyari . . . Think of others first and good karma will return to you. — Frances H. Kakugawa These poems were shared at our recent poetry writing support group for caregivers. Our discussions follow each caregiver’s poetry. SADNESS I am sad because my sister-in-law is terminally ill I....

Planning Ahead… And Ooh La La Red Shoes!

By Frances Kakugawa Omoiyari . . . Think of others first and good karma will return to you. — Frances H. Kakugawa Dear Frances, I’m not a caregiver, but will probably need one in my old age....
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Dear Frances – Unexpected Gifts

DEAR FRANCES By Frances H. Kakugawa Dear Readers, Do you remember my friend Mabs? I told you about her in my March 4 column, “Mabs’ Journey.” Mabs continues to attend my Memoir Writing Group, even though her Alzheimer’s disease is beginning to take its toll. By our last session, I had become a stranger to....
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Omoiyari… For Humanity’s Sake

Frances H. Kakugawa Special to The Hawai’i Herald Omoiyari . . . Think of others first and good karma will return to you. — Frances H. Kakugawa Take a moment and look at the people around you,...
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Dear Frances – Giggle Medicine

DEAR FRANCES By Frances H. Kakugawa
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Dear Frances – The Warmth of A Human’s Touch

DEAR FRANCES By Frances H. Kakugawa Dear Frances, Thank you for the two book titles in your March column. I truly enjoyed reading about those books. I learned a lot even without reading the book. Thank you. Sue Honolulu, Hawai‘i Dear Sue, Thank you. Your feedback helps me with my column. I’ll be reviewing another....
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Dear Frances – Even in Loss, There is Memory

DEAR FRANCES By Frances H. Kakugawa Dear Readers, The month of May took many of my friends to the other side of life. And yet, a stubborn ray of sunshine found its way through the dark clouds to remind us that even in death, there can also be poetry, laughter, renewal and celebration of the....
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Rethinking The Holidays

DEAR FRANCES By Frances H. Kakugawa
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Compassionate Care — The Priceless Rx

DEAR FRANCES By Frances H. Kakugawa
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Thoughts On Years At New Year’s

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