Sometimes instead of typing out a piece of journalism, I relax with a pen and cuppa tea and something else brews inside me. Thanks to these publications for sharing those something elses.

Tiny Seed Literary Journal: On Belonging.

The Statesider: Following the Albatross Home.

Longreads: Pam Houston on Coming Clean, Climate Change, and “Writing Deeply into the Grasses.”

Zoomorphic: Outnumbered by an Albatross.

Terrain: Lost Stories: An Interview with Laurie Gwen Shapiro.

Honolulu: Lab Girl Brings Science to Life

Honolulu: Seven Reasons to Read Hope Jahren’s Fierce New Memoir Getting National Buzz

The Eddy: Why Go to the Desert?

Brevity: The Didion Fan.

Hippocampus: Cowboys Are His Weakness.

Fourth River: Wisdom: Just A Bird

Hoʻolauleʻa – Celebrating Ten Years of Pacific Writing: A Gift of a Beach, A Day, A Man.

The Garden Island: Book Review: The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid by Bill Bryson

The Garden IslandBook Review: The Last Flight of the Scarlet Macaw by Bruce Barcott

The Garden IslandBook Review: Lottery by Patricia Wood

The Garden IslandBook Review: Bastard Tongues by Derek Bickerton

The Garden IslandBook Review: Falling into Manholes by Wendy Merrill

The Garden Island: Book Review: A Street of a Thousand Blossoms by by Gail Tsukiyama