Your First Dance

Everyone remembers their first time, right?  It was at a Nuuanu YMCA dance.  Remember those in the upstairs gym?  The band playing was Sounds of Innocence. I was there with my friend Jay.  I think my mom dropped us off.  Must’ve been like 9th grade.  It took us all night to get the courage to ask a girl to dance.  And we were too shame to fast dance so it had to be a slow dance. The night was... read more

Happy MLC New Year!

Wishing all the MLCers a healthy, safe, and prosperous... read more

Merry MLC Christmas!

Merry Christmas to all the MLCers! What are some of your best Christmas memories? As a child, I remember how we used to go to church for candle-light service every Christmas eve.  That meant I got to hold a candle and play with fire!  Not really – had to behave.  But it was cool watching all the burning candles glowing when they turned off the lights.  And that also signified that it was just about... read more

The Obligatory MLC Christmas Song Post

It’s almost a tradition – to post our favorite and not so favorite Christmas songs.  I’ll get the (snow) ball rolling. This girl from South Carolina is getting very popular – Shane Ericks.  *apologies to @sally – not her favorite Christmas song.   I love this song by Gloria Estefan.  Every time I hear it, I think of how it would make a good song to choreograph for jazz... read more

How We Used To Amuse Ourselves In Class

Remember small-kid-time when we were bored in class?  We didn’t have cell phones or portable game systems to amuse ourselves.  Nor did we have fidget spinners, earbuds, or Apple watches to play with.  We had to improvise. Like taking apart your ball-point pen, then putting back together again and clicking it a few times to make sure it worked.  Bummers when you lost the little spring. Or playing... read more

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