Hi, Briana Here! (The Life Breath Coach is my Mom)
I spent the 4th in Volcano Village where I grew up.
With familiar faces all around me, it seemed strange to find myself in need of natural remedies for anxiety!
My whole family headed up the mountain early to meet the cast of Cinderella in the parking lot next to the post office.
Many of the familiar faces have been doing musicals with the Kilauea Drama Entertainment Network for as long and longer than we have!
This year will be my 8th summer musical!
I always love the parade!
Each year the whole cast walks the parade together with matching t-shirts singing a few songs from the performance we will give just a few short days later.
This year we have a little extra time. Opening night isn’t until next Friday. That’s a good thing, since there is still so much to do!
The Volcano Village Fourth of July Parade is the biggest event of the year for the tiny little town just outside Volcano’s National Park.
This year the food and festivities weren’t as great as usual, but I still managed to have that moment of true 4th of July spirit.
I suppose you might think that means patriotism, but growing up on the Big Island I’ve always thought of the main land as a foreign country.
I always knew it wasn’t, but it sure did feel like it.
When I say “that moment of true 4th of July spirit” I’m referring to Continue reading article