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kawika
California
Father to Sloan, married to Jennifer, employed by Sterling, blogging at Betterness.net, and training for marathons.
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Mar 15, 2010
If people run out of time during their business schedules to volunteer, there's always straight-up charitable donations. For example, the American Red Cross is accepting donations through Twitter http://twitter.com/redcross, Facebook http://www.facebook.com/redcross, and its website http://american.redcross.com for earthquake victims in Haiti http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2010/01/earthquake_in_haiti.html.
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On January 3, 2010, my wife and mother attempted to feed our six-month-old daughter Sloan solid food for the first time. Attempted. Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2010 at Betterness by Kawika Holbrook
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Hi Sloan, Today you turned six months old. My how you have grown. Just a few days ago, the doctor weighed you at more than 12 pounds. That means you are catching up to babies who were born after nine... Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2009 at Betterness by Kawika Holbrook
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Dear Sloan, We've had you home for nine days. I wanted to write to you sooner, but the time has gone by faster than I expected. We have celebrated a lot of firsts so far: Your first meeting with Kona,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2009 at Betterness by Kawika Holbrook
Dear Sloan, I'm sitting in the hallway outside the NiCU as your mother and my mother prepare to feed you. I have a bad sore throat and cannot come near you right now without a face mask and plenty of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2009 at Betterness by Kawika Holbrook
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Dear Sloan, I'm watching you sleep in your isolette. You look very peaceful on your back, resting your head on your right hand. Sometimes, though not now, you put one or both hands behind your head, just looking around to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2009 at Betterness by Kawika Holbrook
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The Raid Double Control Ant Baits have 24 more hours to work before I go nuclear. Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2009 at Betterness by Kawika Holbrook
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Sloan needed her rest, so we just spent this evening watching her. Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2009 at Betterness by Kawika Holbrook
Dear Sloan, We leave you each night in the care of kind and gentle nurses. It is hard for us to go when you are awake, but we know you need time to sleep and grow. You have a good... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2009 at Betterness by Kawika Holbrook
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Held my daughter for the first time on a few hours ago. Definitely the best gift Father's Day gift I have ever received. Okay, it was my first Father's Day. Still, my daughter is practically glowing with pride for her... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2009 at Betterness by Kawika Holbrook
Your mom is resting right now in a part of the hospital called "Mother/Baby." This is where both moms and newborns recover from the hard work of birth together. Moms learn how to feed their babies, change their diapers, and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2009 at Betterness by Kawika Holbrook
I can't wait for you to meet your mother. She's recovering in the ICU. You're in the NICU, tucked in an isolette, with lots of doctors and nurses to make sure you're comfortable (and me, too -- it's kind of... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2009 at Betterness by Kawika Holbrook
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May 5, 2009
Nike seems to have updated the Nike+ website, which shows a more accurate depiction of the latest run on the main screen but a wildly different picture on the run itself.
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Just ate those 711 calories I burned this morning in two fudge cookies someone brought to the office.
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Oh well. So much for that.
Toggle Commented Nov 28, 2007 on Facelift at Betterness by Kawika Holbrook
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Most likely a hoax, but still funny.
Toggle Commented Jan 2, 2006 on He Said, She Said at Betterness by Kawika Holbrook
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DesignTechna found the "inside" logos, and they're a kinda clunky. Intel(R) Core(TM) Duo Inside(TM)"? Bleh.
Toggle Commented Dec 31, 2005 on Leap Ahead at Betterness by Kawika Holbrook
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