Conceived between sets in LA ,to KID ORY-the Jazz Legend,who I only had as my Dad for 19 years.Traveled on tour,he taught me to cook,garden,use hand tools and guide & support me in my singing.
As a chef I have studied with my Sensai lima Oshawa& Aveline Kushi.
I worked my way up from Pineapple cannery to R&R food Fests& OMNI LOVE TO BOOGIE /cooking for the Big Acts that arrived in Hawaii.went on to Establish Northridge Erewhon with owners,ran deli.
have been In all depts of food, with Organic natural seasonal from my 20's forward as my basis.
Have sung in HAIR the Pakalolo tribe,been in Choirs,bands & written jingles with my late friend.Had been working to rebury my Dad,before Katrina,raised$ 200,000 in 9 days ,but had to return Money ,could not raise rest in 30 days,as such ,still have my dad here.instead of floating away in Katrina.
I keep to my self ,unless I'm out & about.Then do my Buddhist practice,feed pets & work on my writing.
I see some friends,& have a music adventure one a week or so.
Some plays& ballet if I'm invited.
Farmers Markets is where you'll see me,then I'm gone ,back inventing something!
I do some Jewelry ,replant my (late)Lucian's& my potted plants.
Walk the Bliss puppy,& feed cats. & kick it!
Have not seen my family in NOLA in 3 years.
Must make plans to see them,i miss my Cousins& NOLA.