Friday, February 27, 2015

Live Long and Prosper

“I’m touched by the idea 
that when we do things 
that are useful and helpful - 
collecting these shards 
of spirituality -
 that we may be 
helping to bring about 
a healing.” 
                 Leonard Nimoy

Thank YOU,
"Mr. Spock"

YOUR Default Settings

A  L  O  H  A    from   Honolulu!
" Nothing is 
ever the same
 as they
 said it was. "
                     Diane Arbus

Cunard's Queen Elizabeth visiting Hawaii

" There are people 
who live their whole lives 
on the default settings, 
never realizing 
you can customize. "
                       Robert Brault

" To be ignorant 
of what occurred
before you were born
 is to remain 
always a child.” 
             Marcus Tullius Cicero

 Amphibious Assault Ship 
USS Makin Island (LHD 8)
Visited Hawaii recently. 
I thought it was
a historic vessel. 
But she's just well used

 Delivered to the U.S. Navy  
16 April 2009  
Commissioned at Pascagoula, Mississippi  
26 June 2009 

U.S. Coast Guard

The sea is 
a singular neighbor
bringing good, bad,
all things - anything.

Beautiful, ugly,
roaring, whispering.

The sea, 
our neighbor
barely notices us;

Yet never fails
to charm.

" I could never stay 
long enough on the shore;
 the tang of the untainted, 
fresh, and free sea air 
was like a cool, 
quieting thought. "
                 Helen Keller


Thank You, Captain
for sheltering here
a while!