Friday, April 18, 2014

Learning to Live

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Inspiring Skies

" All things are 
before they are 
easy. "

John Norley 

Inspiring  [mature] People

" The average age of
 (cocoa) growers
 in Ivory Coast 
is around 50
just four years shy 
of the average 
life expectancy of 
an Ivorian man."


Inspiring Moments

" Learning to live 
what you're born with
 is the process, 
the involvement, 
the making 
of a life. "

Diane Wakoski


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Thursday, April 17, 2014

Good Fences Honolulu

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" There are joys which long to be 
God sends ten thousands truths, 
come about us
 like birds 
seeking inlet; 
but we are shut up to them,
 and so 
they bring us nothing, 
but sit and sing 
awhile upon the roof, 
and then fly away. "

 Henry Ward Beecher


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Look Closer

A L O H A !
Something Is In There

“ Our growth depends not 
on how many experiences 
we devour, but 
on how many 
we digest. ”

 Ralph W. Sockman


" Instead of me having 
a breakdown,
 I'm focusing on 
 having a 
breakthrough. "

Terrell Owens

“ Sometimes 
we focus so much 
on what we don't have
 that we fail to 
see, appreciate, 
and use 
what we do have! ” 

 Jeff Dixon

“ It's as if 
when I open myself up 
to every perception, 
things create their own 
focus. ” 

 Kristin Cashore, 

Handsome Fellow

“  It's your decisions 
about what to focus on,
 what things mean to you, 
and what you're going to 
do about them 
that will determine 
your ultimate destiny.”

 Anthony Robbins 


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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Tawny Port and Porny Tarts

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" Your character,
 is your guardian angel. "


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 " Nirvana is not 
  blowing out the candle. 
 It is the extinguishing 
 of the flame 
 because day 
  is come. "

Rabindranath Tagore 

is but another name
for super intelligence. "

Edgar Rice Burroughs


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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Dreams and Daylight

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“ Friendship flourishes 
at the fountain of

 William Arthur Ward 

" The things of the night
cannot be explained
in the day. "

Ernest Hemingway

Gallery shot from street

“ If a wife or husband 
seems to be unusually
 grouchy on a given evening… 
a spouse will pop down 
to the corner drugstore, 
buy some 
anti-grouch pills, 
and slip them
 into the coffee. ”

TIME Magaizne, 1966

 "Predictions for the Year 2000"

" You will recognize your own path
 when you come upon it, 
because you will suddenly 
have all the energy 
and imagination 
you will ever need. "

Jerry Gillies   

Fire Parade Past a Green Lawn

" 'Taint't worthwhile
 to wear a day
 all out 
before it comes. "

Sarah Orne Jewett


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Monday, April 14, 2014

The Kind Kind

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" Be kind - 
Remember every one 
you meet 
is fighting a battle - 
everybody's lonesome. "

Marion Parker


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Waikiki Beach

A   L   O   H   A  !
Let's GO -

" Worry is a misuse 
of imagination. "

Dan Zadra

“ Truth is a gem 
that is found at
 a great depth; 
whilst on the surface
 of the world
 all things 
are weighed by the 
false scale 
of custom. ”


“Don’t read into it. 
If there is 
to be told, 
it will be.” 


" Being Happy
NEVER goes out
of style. "


" Teach your children
it opens the mind,
 lends grace
 to wisdom. . ."

Walter Scott

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