Worth Thinking AboutNothing is so soothing to our self-esteem as to find our bad traits in our forebears. It seems to absolve us. Van Wyck Brooks.
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March, 2016 Dear Judy: My name is Richard Gress. My wife, Lyn and I lived in Salt Lake City, Utah, where I retired last year from the University of Utah. I grew up in Honolulu during the 1950’s, left in … Continue reading
What a good picture of Valerie Engstrom’s nanny, Marlyn, who recently recovered from some intense surgery . . . and of course, always cute of Valerie, who is happily photogenic!
These two adorable babies belong to Andre and Brittany Kukuruda Ashook and Derek and Dana Kukuruda Engstrom, my Southern California great grandkids who are grown up and simply amazing. All four of them. Talk about parenting! These young people have … Continue reading
Ten years ago today, in a sparkling white boat, Ted and Peter Vorfeld and I said goodbye to their father (and my husband), Jack, as they lowered the container of his ashes into the Pacific Ocean off Kona. Two years … Continue reading
Judy Vorfeld It is with deep sorrow that I announce the death yesterday, August 30, 2014, of my stepson, Ted Vorfeld. He was one of my best friends and heroes, and after his dad died, he was ever-thoughtful about my … Continue reading
Judy Vorfeld July 2014. Feeling very honored this week. The Yellow Boat of Hope Foundation (YBH) honored Josiah Go, Rick Passo, and me by naming yellow boats after us . . . boats designed to help the remarkable community of … Continue reading
Sent by Ted Vorfeld On May 21, 1944, orders were given to unload ammunition from a small naval assault vessel (Landing Craft, Tank, Or LCT). There were nearly 36 LSTs that were to sail to the Marianas. They were resting … Continue reading
Many years ago when daughter Jan was going to school at Punahou, I dropped her off and headed to work at downtown AMFAC. As I stopped at the light on Punahou Street, I saw two guys mugging a woman and … Continue reading