Note to self: Fake it till you make it.

When I was starting out training in Chado (The Way of Tea), I felt all thumbs and two left feet. I couldn't figure out which foot I should step in with first when entering and exiting the tea room. Do I clean the tea whisk or the tea scoop first? Which bow—casual, semi formal or formal—do I use and when?…

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Aloha.

Before you even say the word, aloha, you have to feel it. But what is it?

“Aloha… to learn what is not said, to see what cannot be seen, and to know the unknowable.” So said Queen Liliuokalani….

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