Friday, August 17, 2018

Birds Real Birds Plastic

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"The meaning of life
is to find your gift. 
The purpose of life 
is to give it away."
    Pablo Picasso

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"Nothing is more beautiful 
than a smile that has 
struggled through tears."

I like how the fierce owl decoy 
seems to be threatening 
to devour the tiny aircraft

"Love is the the translator 
of the language of life. 
Learn it, speak it, teach it, 
so all may understand."
        Robert S. LeGendre

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Thursday, August 16, 2018

Hawaii Photo of the Day

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“Would a Violet Crumble 
taste the same if 
it was yellow?” 
     Anthony T. Hincks

"The ordinary acts we 
practice every day at home 
are of more importance 
to the soul than their 
simplicity might suggest."
                      Thomas Moore

"I’ve finally stopped running 
away from myself. 
Who else is there 
better to be?"
               Goldie Hawn


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Oakland/ San Francisco Bay Bridge
from Marin Headlands  Link

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Hawaii Photo of the Day

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Basis Of Society

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 Goosey  Loves  Peli [don't tell!]

"The quality of your life 
is the quality of 
your relationships."     
       Anthony Robbins

"If you change the way 
you look at things, 
the things you look at 
will change."
            Wayne W. Dyer

"Love and kindness are 
the very basis of society. 
If we lose these feelings, 
society will face 
tremendous difficulties."
                Dalai Lama

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Hawaii Photo of the Day

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Tiny Bicycle, Boat, Bridge. . .

. . . And A HUGE Duck
A  L  O  H  A !
 "If having a soul means 
being able to feel love 
and loyalty and gratitude, 
then animals are better off 
than a lot of humans."
             James Herriot

 "Sometimes you find yourself in the 
middle of nowhere and sometimes 
in the middle of nowhere 
you find yourself."
                Stacy Westfall

"Never harbor grudges; 
they sour your stomach and 
do no harm to anyone else."
                Robertson Davies

 "Every artist dips his brush 
in his own soul, and 
paints his own nature 
into his pictures."
           Henry Ward Beecher


You are the Artist 
of your own
Unique Life!


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Monday, August 13, 2018

Hawaii Photo of the Day

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Nurture Your Dream

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 Japantown, San Francisco 
[Click On Photo for new composition]

 "Always be on the lookout for 
ways to nurture your dream."     
                           Lao Tzu


"A man with a pelican on his head 
is not much of a man, but a 
pelican with a man on his head 
is some pelican."
                     Benny Guerriero

"The Endangered Species Act has 
been remarkably successful. 
Humpback whales, bald eagles, 
(and) brown pelicans … are 
just a few of the species that 
are recovering quite nicely."
Kieran Suckling

Nick Gust Way, Pacifica CA  Link    Link

"You will never reach 
your destination if you 
stop and throw stones at 
every dog that barks."
           Winston Churchill

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Sunday, August 12, 2018

Hawaii Photo of the Day

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The Things You Know

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"The day was counting up its birds 
and never got the answer right."

 "Though force can protect 
in emergency, 
only justice, fairness, consideration 
and cooperation can finally lead us 
to the dawn of eternal peace."
               Dwight D. Eisenhower

“Ignorance lies not in 
the things you don't know, 
but in the things you 
know that ain't so.” 
            Will Rogers

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Saturday, August 11, 2018

Hawaii Photo of the Day

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Gift and Talent

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"The gift of fantasy has 
meant more to me than 
my talent for absorbing 
positive knowledge."
        Albert Einstein

 "If someone thinks that 
love and peace is a cliche 
that must have been left 
behind in the Sixties, 
that's his problem. 
Love and peace are eternal. 
All we are saying is 
give peace a chance."
              John Lennon 

"When we lose the right 
to be different, we 
lose the privilege 
to be free."
         Charles Evans Hughes

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Friday, August 10, 2018

Hawaii Photo of the Day

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Take Time Today

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"You can't have a light without 
a dark to stick it in."
              Arlo Guthrie

“The rough must always 
accompany the smooth. 
Without one or the other 
one learns nothing 
about oneself.” 
                   Solange Nicole

"When was the last time you spent 
a quiet moment just doing nothing - 
just sitting and looking at the sea, 
or watching the wind 
blowing the tree limbs, or 
waves rippling on a pond, 
a flickering candle or 
children playing in the park?" 
               Ralph Marston


Let Your Sanity
Catch Up With You

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Thursday, August 9, 2018

Hawaii Photo of the Day

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My Long Lost First Boyfriend

Comfort Spiral: My First Boy: A  L  O  H  A ! I was 15 in a new neighborhood. The High School I attended was  a big, modern red brick factory,  a "good&...


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Purisima Redwood Forest Link

“When small men 
attempt great enterprises, 
they always end by reducing 
them to the level 
of their mediocrity."
                      Napoleon Bonaparte 

Wild Flowers, N. Calif Coast @ Pacifica Link

“A fool's paradise is 
a wise man's hell.” 
 Thomas Fuller

Ignacio CA Link

"One smile can start a friendship.
One word, can end a fight.
One look can save a relationship.
One person can change your life.


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