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I just got a ticket and I'm leaving in 12 hours!

Feb 24th, 2015, 11:24 PM
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I just got a ticket and I'm leaving in 12 hours!

Last week I found out that the kids I've been teaching outside Siem Reap are going to be dancing the hula at the Angkor Wat International Film festival this weekend. Unfortunately, I'm recovering from a painful Rotator Cuff injury and a flu, so I knew I couldn't go.

It was the responsible decision, but it was very painful as I have been teaching these kids hula for years. These country kids will be dancing in one of the swankiest hotels in town, in front of not only an international film crowd, but a well known entertainer from Hawaii as well.

Today, I realized that I HAVE to be there to see my kids have this moment in the spotlight. It took me 5 hours of playing on the web, but I finally found a ticket that will get me to there by Friday morning. It isn't easy to line up all the moving parts from Hawaii to Siem Reap when the travel takes about 30 hours, and you only have about 45 hours to get there.

Now I'm praying the weather holds up!!
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Feb 24th, 2015, 11:28 PM
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You're my hero. Have fun and say hi to the kids (and the gang at PLF!)
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Feb 25th, 2015, 05:49 AM
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Way to go Lucy!
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Feb 25th, 2015, 06:07 AM
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Wonderful decision! I'm sure it will be worth every bit of the hassle it took to get there.
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Feb 25th, 2015, 06:10 AM
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hula queen is on her way
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Feb 25th, 2015, 08:20 AM
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Of course the kids need their kumu hula with them...Imua!
And take care.

Aloha!
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Feb 25th, 2015, 08:57 AM
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So,so cool. Please post pictures!
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Feb 25th, 2015, 09:10 AM
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Sometimes those spur of the moment trips are the best ones.
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Feb 25th, 2015, 10:46 AM
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Fabulous, lcuy! Good for you!
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Feb 25th, 2015, 11:56 AM
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Wow, check you out, have a fab time!
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Feb 25th, 2015, 12:18 PM
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Have a blast! How impressive getting ready so quickly.
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Feb 25th, 2015, 01:00 PM
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Yeah! Hope you have a great time.
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Feb 25th, 2015, 01:30 PM
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Yeah!!! Lucy, I remember the advice you gave me in a lovely get well card.... buy a plane ticket to somewhere exotic and packs some good strong meds. You go girl! Very happy for you.
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Feb 25th, 2015, 03:16 PM
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Was at the Seven Candle last week and loved it, but sadly had to leave early. Have a great time and keep up the good work
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Feb 25th, 2015, 03:20 PM
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Have a great time!

Happy Travels!
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Feb 25th, 2015, 03:21 PM
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"The essence of pleasure is spontaneity" - Germaine Greer.
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Feb 26th, 2015, 05:03 AM
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Good for you. I am sure the kids will love having you there. We,would like some. Pictures please. Have fun and stay we'll.
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Feb 28th, 2015, 01:10 PM
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Hope you're having fun!
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Feb 28th, 2015, 02:01 PM
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How exciting, lcuy! Hope you are having a great time!
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Feb 28th, 2015, 02:22 PM
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Very good for you and I hope you have a minimum of discomfort.
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