Tuesday, January 31, 2017

How To Love Life

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"The secret of life 
is enjoying the 
passage of time."
        James Taylor







"I enjoy life when 
things are happening. 
I don't care if it's 
good things or bad things. 
That means you're alive."
         Joan Rivers








"Simply enjoy life 
and the great pleasures 
that come with it."    
         Karolina Kurkova




"Follow your hopes and 
 not your fears."     
 Jody Bower 



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Monday, January 30, 2017

Fresh Energies

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What Will Today Bring?
“The next morning dawned 
bright and sweet, 
like ribbon candy.” 
      Sarah Addison Allen






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Monsters?
I love Lion Dancing at 
Lunar New Year.
Something flows
when they are around.








Celebrities?
The drum - their heartbeat,
the gong, & cymbals
thrill with the 
W O O S H
of new energy!









Going High!
“Today is a new day. 
Don't let your history 
interfere with 
your destiny!"
Steve Maraboli










SWOOSH!
"You have the power and 
the time to shape your life. 
Break free. . . embrace the
 truth of your greatness. ” 
                   Steve Maraboli





Who? Little Old ME?
Yes.
You. And Me too.
Together.

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Many Quiet
Wonders!
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Job Well Done!

Hawaii Photo of the Day

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Lobby Mural  
Castle Hospital, Oahu
by Bob Flint, 1997

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Sunday, January 29, 2017

Live Express Share

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In a world where kindness 
is a rebellious act 
let's all become rebels.







"The wise one learns more 
from enemies than a
fool does from friends."
                   Chinese Proverb






"Live your truth.
Express your love.
Share your enthusiasm.
Take action towards your dreams.
Walk your talk.
Dance and sing to your music.
Embrace your blessings.
Make today worth remembering."
Steve Maraboli


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Saturday, January 28, 2017

Free Scatter

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Mostly Cloudy Partly Brilliant
"We are free to change.  
And love changes us.
And if we can love another, 
we can break open the sky."
                    Walter Mosley 





Succulents, CA
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"Everyone has his secret sorrows 
which the world knows not; 
and often times we call a 
person cold when 
he is only sad."
     Henry Wadsworth Longfellow






" Let my soul smile 
through my heart 
and my heart smile 
through my eyes,
 that I may scatter
 rich smiles 
in sad hearts. "
                Paramahansa Yogananda

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新年快樂
Happy Lunar New Year!

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Honolulu

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Friday, January 27, 2017

Home Your Dreams

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“If you allow 
momentary defeats to find 
shelter in your heart, 
you are allowing your 
most beautiful dreams 
to become homeless.” 
                      Dodinsky






"Happiness cannot be 
traveled to, owned, 
earned, worn or consumed. 
Happiness is the 
spiritual experience of 
living every minute 
with love, grace 
and gratitude."
           Denis Waitley




“Words are the only bread 
we can really share.” 
            Luis Alberto Urrea

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Thursday, January 26, 2017

Gentle Fires Still Burn

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" -interest in a single bluebird 
is worth more than a 
complete but dry list 
of the fauna and 
flora of a town."
              Henry David Thoreau






"The more I think about it, 
the more I realize that 
there is nothing more 
artistic than to 
love others."
       Vincent van Gogh







"Even in a time of 
elephantine vanity and greed, 
one never has to look far 
to see the campfires 
of gentle people."
        Garrison Keillor



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Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Happy Restorers of the World

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N. Calif. Cloud Castle
"Education is the ability to 
listen to almost anything 
without losing your temper 
or your self confidence." 
                          Robert Frost






  "We need enthusiasm, 
imagination, and the 
ability to face facts, 
even unpleasant ones." 
            Franklin Roosevelt






'Skyline'
Life dances 
All around us.
Celebrate That!





Winter Comforts
"The relationship that solves 
your problems is the 
relationship you have 
with yourself." 
     Diane Von Furstenberg

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At eventide
go inside and rest.

Restore your soul
as you repair
The World.

"The evil of the Day
is sufficient thereto."

But that day should contain
Clear Thought,
Action,
Kindness Above All.

Even to Yourself.

Call your elected servants.
Tell them what concerns you.
Visit, smile, bring donuts;
Be yourself. Calm down.

Make friends with the staff.
Be friendly and relaxed,
and have a sentence ready
that expresses your concern.

Don't linger too long.
But come back 
in 3 weeks.
Leave a brief,
clear action letter
for their boss.
[Here is my concern and
proposed actions I'd like 
to see happen.]

Don't be surprised
if you find yourself
sitting with your
Mayor, Congressman,
Representative,
and they ask for 
your view!

Email testimony about a 
statewide or local concern.
Share your opinion,
your values.
Find like-minded
citizen-friends.
Seek organizations
doing work you
believe in and 
get on their email.

Why not run
for the school board
or Town Council?

We retired folks have 
seen much come and  go.

Though we remain involved
it is everyone's duty now
to come to the aid
of What Is Right.

There is urgency, 
but no
Hurry & Worry.
We will pull through
Together.
We are happy warriors
making friends as we go!

So as evening rolls in,
even Winter's early eve,
rest, restore, and revel
in this moment!

I love each of You
who visit.

Thank You,
Your Friend,
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Pronounced: 
'Lee-Kay - Lee-Kay'
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Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Truth, Oxygen, Singing

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“In a time of deceit, 
telling the truth is 
a revolutionary act.”
            George Orwell








“Negative people need 
drama like oxygen. 
Stay positive, it'll 
take their breath away.”
                     Tony Gaskins







"If I keep a green bough 
in my heart, the singing 
bird will come."
            Chinese Proverb


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Practicing for the lion dance on poles!






Monday, January 23, 2017

Winter Hills of Cali

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Austere Beauty of Winter
"In masks outrageous and austere, 
The years go by in single file; 
But none has merited my fear, 
And none has quite
 escaped my smile."
             Elinor Wylie




 "How many lessons 
of faith and beauty 
we should lose, 
if there were no 
winter in our year!"
  Thomas Wentworth Higginson







Green Winter Hills of N. Calif
"I pray this winter 
be gentle and kind-
-a season of rest from
the wheel of the mind. "
           John Geddes

My Wish for YOU
and for me too :)

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"They haven't seen ME
in a while!"
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My Home of 20 Years 
Waikiki

Sunday, January 22, 2017

Feeling Better

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Kwan Yin smiling on the Marchers
"A solitary fantasy can
totally transform
one million realities."
Maya Angelou




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"May your life 
go smoothly."
             Chinese Saying
                        "YΔ«fān fΔ“ngshΓΉn"





 'We all have souls 
of different ages.'
    F. Scott Fitzgerald 





"When you leave 
a beautiful place, 
you carry it with you 
wherever you go."
    Alexander Stoddard

πŸŒ„
Carry the UNITY
in your Heart.
Then the tone deaf
winds cannot
penetrate!

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