Saturday, May 31, 2014

Teresa and the Vandellas

A   L   O   H   A !
Let's Slow Down enough 
to Be Present.
So we can Notice
More of what is
Right before us.








Ocean refuses
No River;
Open Road
No Rover.










So Drift on over,
Lover of Souls
of Sights
and Smells and
Sounds.









Thus we 
Rebound
Ruthless in Peace
With the Patience
of the Disabled.












Teresa of Avila
Wrote the Rockin`
She got the Most
Out of Everything
the Universe threw
at her.






So strike up
the Yawn.
Stare out at
the Lawn
Painting the 
Mural of Your
Dusk and Dawn. . .





(Love Is Like a) Heat Wave by Martha and The Vandellas on Grooveshark


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Friday, May 30, 2014

Some Hawaii Birds

A   L   O   H   A !
DOVE











TWINS















House Finch











Kolea - Golden Plover


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Heron Boy

A   L   O   H   A !
" The happiest people in the world
are not happy all the time.
Awareness
of the suffering
and struggles
of others
makes us empathetic. "

Shawn Achor








Boy & Heron

 " I am so absorbed 
in the wonder of 
earth and 
the life upon it 
that I cannot think 
of heaven and angels."
                                  Pearl S. Buck








" If a child 
is to keep his
 inborn sense of wonder,
 he needs the companionship 
of at least one adult 
who can share it, 
rediscovering with 
him the joy,
 excitement, and 
mystery of the world 
we live in."
                      Rachel Carson










" Those who contemplate 
the beauty of the earth
 find reserves 
of strength 
that will endure 
as long as life lasts. "
                              Rachel Carson


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Thursday, May 29, 2014

Skywatch Hawaii

A   L   O   H   A !
Eloquent Hawaii Skies
" This City now doth, like a garment, wear
The beauty of the morning; silent, bare,
Ships, towers, domes, theatres and temples lie
Open unto the fields, and to the sky;
All bright and glittering in the smokeless air. "
                        William Wordsworth





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Happiness and Love

A   L   O   H   A !
Happiness & Love
are Always 
All Around 
Us.







But We Have
The Freedom
to Be Tuned to
Other Frequencies







There Are No
Absolute
ANSWERS;
Not In This World;










We Have To
Determine Those
For Ourselves.







Don't Look For
An Over Arching 
REASON,
Ready Made
To Buy Into.








Look Everywhere
Everyday.













Here
You Will Find
More Hints
and Lessons
Than You could 
Ever Need.








Notice Them.
Weave Your
Uniqueness
Of The Truths
That You Find.








How Do You 
Discover
Your Own Special?
Unique Up On It
[You Sneak Up On It]



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Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Good Fences

These fellows are building 
a temporary fence!
How perfect for 
Good Fences.









A Private Event
 will be held here.










What do you 
MEAN,
 you forgot the 
gate???!!!!!














Voila! Temp Fence Complete

"Whatever I own 
is temporary, 
since we're 
only here for a 
short period of time. 
It's what we do 
and produce,
 it's our actions 
that will last 
forever. 
That's real value. "
                       Nicolas Berggruen




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Maya Angelou


Flowers - No Comment

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"Sex is part of nature.

I go along with nature. "


                                Marilyn Monroe












 “ Nobody sees a flower
 - really -
 it is so small it takes time
 - we haven't time -
 and to see takes time,
 like to
 have a friend 
takes time. ” 
                           Georgia O'Keeffe,








“ Touch me,
 touch the palm
 of your hand to
 my body
 as I pass,
Be not afraid
 of my body. ” 
                           Walt Whitman
                               Leaves of Grass

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Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Little Girls Love Waikiki Ducks

A   L   O   H   A !
Click on ducks to enlarge
We are free ducks. 

The lagoons of Waikiki, 
 Kapiolani Park,
The water features
and ponds
of resorts and condos
make us very happy.

We even hang out
with the flamingos
at Honolulu Zoo!






" You must dare 
to disassociate yourself 
from those who would 
delay your journey...
 Leave, depart, 
if not physically, 
then mentally. 
Go your own way, 
quietly, undramatically, 
and venture toward 
trueness at last. "
                     Vernon Howard














 “ To have courage 
for whatever 
comes in life– 
everything 
lies in that. ” 
                          Teresa of Ávila











Off With You 
and Your Camera 
Now!














Mother & Child

"Happiness
 isn't something you
 experience;
 it's something 
you remember. "
                  Oscar Levant












" Sometimes
 the poorest parent
 leaves his children
 the richest inheritance. "
                             Ruth E. Renkel



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Monday, May 26, 2014

Having Your Desire

A   L   O   H   A !
" Acceptance
Does Not Mean
To Condone. "
                  Eckhart Tolle 








“ Do not spoil 
what you have 
by desiring 
what you have
 not; 
remember that
 what you now have 
was once among
 the things 
you only hoped for.” 
                          Epicurus





Common Waxbill Estrilda astrild

“ The wealth 
required by nature 
is limited and is easy 
to procure; 
but the wealth required 
by vain ideals 
extends to infinity.” 
             Epicurus


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What Is YOUR Desire?

How Will It Feel
To Achieve
Your Desire?

Explore 
That Feeling.

Try It On.

Wear That Feeling
Like A Beloved 
New Garment
Until The Feeling
Is The Way 
You Feel.

Feel It;
Live It.

You Are Having
Your Desire
Or It Is Having
You-

Drawing To Itself
To You
More
Of The Desirable.

Others Will Desire
Your Presence.

Don't Worry
You Will Not
Be Diminished
By Sharing,
But Replenished.

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