“Every day is a journey, and the journey itself is home.”
“Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.”
A woman after my own heart;
two words: "Sun Protection."
“They remember me as this shy girl sitting under the table. But they obviously didn't know what was going on in my head.”
In the final days of his administration, Bush the Younger did something surprising. He declared the pristine Northwestern Hawaiian Islands a Marine National Monument.
This paradise at the far side of our archipelago is called:
Recently NOAA reported that 15 different species of whales, more than expected, frequent the large, watery "park."
80 types of coral, almost half of them found only in Hawaiian waters, also homestead these waters.
Here in Waikiki, with the near shore waters full of cavorting humans, and party boats jostling for sunset views just beyond the reef ,
I like to think of the whales and their buddies
lounging in their own V.I.P. enclave.
Perhaps some day I'll untie from the dock
and sail out to visit them. After all,
I too am found only in Hawaiian waters. . .