Friday, June 26, 2015

Derive Your Happiness

A  L  O  H  A !
" It is written 
on the arched sky; 
it looks out 
from every star. -

Bread Fruit
- It is the poetry 
of Nature; 
it is that 
which uplifts the 
spirit within us. "
                      John Ruskin

" In the past, 
people were born royal.
 Nowadays, royalty 
comes from 
what you do. "
                   Gianni Versace

Stumpy (right)Says:
'Dude! Where's My Tree?'

Two figures of the human head in profile Wellcome V0008473
 link via Wikimedia Commons


" Derive your happiness  
from a good day's work 
illuminating the fog 
that surrounds us. "
             Henri Matisse 

Thank You
for the 
Pleasure Derived!
           Warmly, coudia


PerthDailyPhoto said...

Wow! I mean... wow! Stumpy the tree image, fantastic! Also, tomorrow I will know that excellent feeling after a hard days work, in my jungle :)

eViL pOp TaRt said...

The lovely cloud photo looks like an angel.

eileeninmd said...

Hello Cloudia, awesome images. I love the first sky shot and the tree stump is awesome. Great quotes. Have a happy Friday and weekend ahead!

TexWisGirl said...

pretty cool stump/face comparison!

21 Wits said...

Aloha pretty lady! It just goes to show, even in the face of a stump, the tree lives on. Beautiful.

rupam sarma said...

Beautiful post and photos

Greetings :)

LOLfromPasa said...

Smashing collection of photos and quotes. Wonderful to see the Royal Hawaiian Hotel again. It has been a long time.

Teresa said...

I derived much happiness from this post. I read it over 3 times; it was so wonderful.

RedPat said...

I'm heading out to look for some poetry shortly, Cloudia!

Elephant's Child said...

Mind you these days the only royalty I come accross are those who are a right royal pain in the nether regions...

William Kendall said...

Stumpy takes the prize today!

ifthethunderdontgetya™³²®© said...

Breadfruit is cool, Cloudia, I don't remember ever seeing it live.

Charles Gramlich said...

There sure is a lot of fog to try and illuminate.

Adam said...

good quotes

Cloudia said...

Thanks friends