Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Tender and Complete

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Geese, Mallards, Plaster
"It was an odd friendship, 
but the oddnesses of 
friendships are a 
frequent guarantee of 
their lasting texture."
            Ford Madox Ford 









Western Bluebird
"Life is sweet, tender 
and complete, when 
you find the 
bluebird of happiness." 
         Edward Heyman 
              & Harry Parr Davies, 
       1934


"And when he sings to you, 
Though you're deep in blue, 
You will see a ray of 
light creep through," 




"The art of living lies 
less in eliminating 
our troubles than 
in growing with them."
        Bernard M. Baruch

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Lion Dancing in Honolulu
狮子舞
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Monday, February 27, 2017

Doubt Your Doubts

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"If you see no reason 
for giving thanks, the 
fault lies in yourself."
    Native American 
        Minquas, Susquehannock






"Doubt your doubts before 
you doubt yourself."
        Lewis Pugh 








"Keep your spirit 
free, be flexible, 
let go."     
   Leslie Brown


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Sunday, February 26, 2017

You, Me and Pooh

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"Forgiveness is the act 
of admitting we are 
like other people." 
           Christina Baldwin 









 “Don't underestimate the 
value of Doing Nothing, of
just going along, listening 
to all the things 
you can't hear, 
and not bothering." 
                     Winnie the Pooh 





"Your temper is one 
of your most 
prized possessions - 
Don't lose it."
            Michael P. Watson 


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Saturday, February 25, 2017

You HAVE the Power

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"The act of painting is
about one heart telling 
another heart where 
he found salvation."  
            Francisco Goya







Mt. Burdell
"I know you got mountains 
to climb but always 
stay humble and kind."
          Tim McGraw












Life's bittersweet. 
But you have the power to
make it stay bitter 
or to sweeten it.



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Friday, February 24, 2017

Positive Refusenik

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Sure I have worries.
But I refuse to let them
be the main theme,
star, or even villain
of MY story!

How about YOU?







Gamboling Goats - Shadows Starring
"Attitudes are contagious. 
Is yours worth catching?"
             Bruce Van Horn 









Gambler Geese Reflections
"Luck never gives; 
it only lends."
            Swedish Proverb


"A race track is a place where 
windows clean people."
Danny Thomas




Do, Re, Mi
"Do what makes 
you happy, 
be with who 
makes you smile, 
laugh as much 
as you breathe, 
and love as long 
as you live."
            Rachel Ann Nunes

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Thursday, February 23, 2017

Living With Zest

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"Personally, I believe 
people who have 
lots of memories are 
people who are 
living with zest."
             Karen Salmansohn





"Sit loosely in the 
saddle of life."
       Robert Louis Stevenson






"I was reading the 
dictionary. I thought 
it was a poem 
about everything."
           Steven Wright


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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Fields 0f Light

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Expanse 0f Blue Light
 "If you want to 
love your life more, 
you can begin by living 
and loving more of it - 
by zestfully living and 
loving every teeny-tiny, 
gorgeously-detailed 
minutiae moment!"
      Karen Salmansohn







Texture Field
 "The past becomes 
a texture, 
an ambiance to 
our present."
        Paul Scott 






I like the tiny car in this shot
". . . the single most 
important thing I could 
ever share with you 
with regard to maximizing 
the health, harmony, and 
happiness in your life can 
be summed up in 
just two words: 
"Love Yourself."
           Mike Dooley


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Honolulu Sunset
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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Light With Birds

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"Sadness flies 
on the wings of 
the morning and 
out of the heart 
of darkness 
comes the light."
              Jean Giraudoux 







Water Birds @ Dawn
“Have you ever seen the dawn? 
Not a dawn groggy with 
lack of sleep or hectic with 
mindless obligations. . .
  but full of deep silence and 
absolute clarity of perception? 
A dawning which you truly 
observe, degree by degree. 
It is the most amazing 
moment of birth. . .
 Have a burning day.” 
         Vera Nazarian







Vulture & Crow
"The love for all 
living creatures is 
the most noble 
attribute of man." 
                Charles Darwin






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Kapa Pattern
frames the sky




Monday, February 20, 2017

You Can Make It That Way

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"You never see 
further than your 
headlights, but 
you can make 
the whole trip 
that way."
      E. L. Doctorow 




'Home' Cotati CA
"Home is, I suppose 
just a child's idea. 
A house at night, and 
a lamp in the house. 
A place to feel safe."
            V. S. Naipaul 



"Anger is a wind 
which blows out 
the lamp of the mind."
      Robert Green Ingersoll



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Sunday, February 19, 2017

In Centuries and Seconds

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"In the cherry blossom's 
shade there's no such 
thing as a stranger."
      Kobayashi Issa

 "I want to do with you 
what spring does 
with the cherry trees."
Pablo Neruda





"Centuries of knowledge 
are compressed in 
revelatory moments."
              Deepak Chopra










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"There is a
fountain of youth: 
it is your mind, 
your talents, the 
creativity you bring to 
your life and the lives of the 
people you love. When 
you learn to tap this 
source, you will have 
truly defeated age."
         Sophia Loren

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Honolulu Harbor





A Church in Honolulu,
note the Asian elements


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Saturday, February 18, 2017

Sky Seen And In Faces

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"If you have 
good thoughts 
they will shine 
out of your face 
like sunbeams 
and you will 
always look lovely."
                Roald Dahl




What I see in the sky above:
Image result for imperial dragon
 By wonderferret 帝国龙
3 November 2007 (Here there be Dragons!) 
Detail from a Chinese imperial court robe.
The Asiatic Arts display at the Auckland Museum








"Be thankful for the 
efforts of people who 
worked hard to 
get you 
where you are."
                       Roy T. Bennett 





Someone else who got you where you are:
"Character is never silent.
 It has a voice, 
heart and soul."
                        Lolly Daskal 


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