Monday, March 31, 2014

Triangle Family Reunion

A   L   O   H   A  !
" I ran into Isosceles. 
He had a great idea 
for a new triangle! "

Woody Allen



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Seeking the Muse, Honolulu Chinatown

A   L   O   H   A  !
Is This My Beloved Chinatown?

" Those who cannot 
change their minds 
cannot change 
anything. "


George Bernard Shaw









All Signs Point to "Yes"

" When 
a true genius appears, 
you can know her 
by this sign: that all 
the dunces 
are in a confederacy 
against her. "


Jonathan Swift 








Mountains 

Still There










Corrugated Awnings - 

Much Remains the Same












Old Faces Do Hang About.

 He's an "Old Gangsta"

See His forehead?








Have You Ladies Seen 
La Muse of Chinatown?

(The eyes looking upward are 
watching my hands take this shot, see?)











Has ANY-BUNNY 

Seen La Muse?

[Nice Spring Kimono]








Even Maneki-Neko

"Beckoning Cat" 

Has New Attitude.

[and some fishy new pals]






As Always There Were 

Hints of Magic & Inspiration.

She Has Been Here -











I Loved 

This Golden Typewriter









When I Downloaded These Pics 

I Found

She Had Been With Me

All Along!


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Chorus

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Honolulu Chinatown Mural

A   L   O   H   A  
Lion Dancer!













KWAN YIN

" Flowers may bloom again,
 but a person never has the chance
 to be young again. 
So don't waste your time. "

Chinese Proverb

花有重开日,人无再少年h



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Honolulu Shower Trees

A L O H A !
  Under The Greenwood Tree by Donovan on Grooveshark
Honolulu enters Spring and I'm getting excited
about our Shower Trees. They blossom
[generally] in the Merry Month of MAY.
All of these photos show 
RAINBOW Variety 
Link

“What a strange thing!
to be alive
beneath cherry blossoms.” 


Kobayashi Issa,
 Poems








Showers of Flowers!


“Can words describe
 the fragrance
 of the very breath 
of Spring?” 

 Neltje Blanchan
















“Merrily, merrily shall I live now,

Under the blossom 

that hangs on the bough.”

 William Shakespeare 











"I enjoy the Spring

 more than 

the Autumn now. 

One does, I think, 

as one gets older.” 


 Virginia Woolf,

 Jacob's Room









  The Sky Loves Pink Blossoms. . .
 . . . and Answers  





" Excuse me 
while I kiss the sky."

Jimi Hendrix 



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Saturday, March 29, 2014

I have Seen My Future

  A   L   O   H   A  !  

Born to Be Wild by Steppenwolf on Grooveshark
The best alarm clock
 is sunshine on chrome. "
 Biker Wisdom










"Gray Line" Indeed! 
Look at the aura on the standing woman-

" I drive way too fast
 to worry 
about cholesterol. "
                                 Anonymous 


" Two-lane blacktop 
isn't a highway - 
it's an attitude.  "

Biker Saying












Thanks, You two. Ride safe!

" Only a biker knows 
why a dog 
sticks his head 
out of a car window.  "

Biker Wisdom

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Friday, March 28, 2014

Rural Puna, Hawaii's Big Island

Flowers of Hawaii

A   L   O   H   A  !
Click photo, Enlarge Wonders


" If your heart is a volcano,
 how shall you expect
 flowers to bloom? "

Khalil Gibran









" Why should I be unhappy?
 Every parcel of my being 
is in full bloom. "

Rumi










" How does the Meadow flower 
its bloom unfold? 
Because the lovely little flower 
is free down to its root, 
and in that freedom bold. "

William Wordsworth









" What, I sometimes wonder, 
would it be like if I lived in a country 
where winter is a matter of a few chilly days 
and a few weeks' rain; 
where the sun is never far away, 
and the flowers bloom all year long? "

Anna Neagle

It's WONDERFUL, Anna!








" For me its balmy airs are always blowing, 
its summer seas flashing in the sun; 
the pulsing of its surf-beat in my ear. . . 
in my nostrils still lives the breath of flowers 
that perished twenty years ago. "

Mark Twain [on Hawaii]
 Paradise of the Pacific, April 1910


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Thursday, March 27, 2014

SkyWatch Honolulu

A   L   O   H   A  !

" Be thou

 the rainbow

in the storms of life.

The evening beam

that smiles. . ."

Lord Byron




The Palm Clan
enjoys a
 Special Relationship
with the Sky











Bursting
with associations;
Changing
every second







  " A proverb
 is a short sentence
 based on 
long experience. "

Cervantes

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Whisker Patrol

A   L   O   H   A  !
click on photo to enlarge

" On every journey you take, 
you face choices. 
At every fork in the road, 
you make a choice. 
And it is those decisions 
that shape our lives. "

Mike DeWine







" If evil be said of thee,
 and if it be true,







 correct thyself; 










if it be a lie, 
laugh at it. "

Epictetus


P I X I E   Patrol !





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" The gimmick—Kevin the cat—literally leaps into the scene 
and into the band. (He plays a mic’d cat post.) 
They change their name to Catnap 
and become an indie hit 
with their song “Whisker Patrol.”
 The whole sketch as built around Kevin the cat
is sublimely ridiculous and funny.  "
 Link

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

HOME - Landing at Honolulu Int'l Airport

A    L    O    H    A  !

Home by Karla Bonoff on Grooveshark Real REAL nice song! Great PEDAL STEEL break


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Honolulu Big Town Little Wheels

A    L    O    H    A  !

Hawaii Was


" Right actions
 in the future 
are the best 
apologies
 for bad actions
 in the past. "

Tryon Edwards












Hawaii Is


Get a bicycle. 
You will certainly not regret it, 
if you live.

Mark Twain















Little Girls

" She who succeeds 
in gaining the mastery 
of the bicycle 
will gain the mastery
 of life. . . 
And so I found 
high moral uses 
in the bicycle
 and can commend it 
as a teacher 
without pulpit or creed. "

 Frances E. Willard,
How I Learned To Ride The Bicycle, 1895








Mother's Heart

“ And I realized 
when you look
 at your mother, 
you are looking at 
the purest love 
you will ever know. ” 

 Mitch Albom
 For One More Day














Parts of Honolulu are AnyTown


" The road to success 
is always 
under construction. "

Lily Tomlin








And Yet -











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Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Take a 5 Minute Walk in Waikiki

A    L    O    H    A  !
Will You

Join me

in a wee drop?











 Gaping Ginger 















"What 
are YOU 
looking at?!"











Soon 
the Shower Trees 
will Bloom!
[taken last Summer]








At Looking
What
 You are?


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