Monday, January 10, 2022

Your Own Unique

A L O H A From Honolulu!
Step onto a clean slate
each morning and you
will be miles ahead
of the rest.
Michelle C. Ustaszeski

Cultivating gratitude
every morning
when you wake up
refreshed can help
your day start off
on a good note.
Rocco Cozza

There is a still higher
type of courage -
the courage to brave pain,
to live with it, to never
let others know of it
and to still find
joy in life; to wake up
in the morning with
an enthusiasm for
the day ahead.
   Howard Cosell

We Admire You!

Good luck
and bad luck
are strands of
the same rope.
  Sakura Tsukuba

Ride the energy of
your own unique spirit.
Gabrielle Roth 


On Saturday, I went to a local
Shinto Shrine for my 
New Year Blessing.
Hawaii people celebrate one another's
cultures. While in California for
four years, I missed many such things.
Good to be home.
               Happy New Year!      Link

Love You,
Cloudia & Pixie


So Enjoy A


Mike said...

I need to cultivate consciousness first.

Elephant's Child said...

Being myself is the one thing that no-one can do better than me.
I am so glad that you (and Pixie) are home.

John A Hill said...

New day
New story
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Good stuff

magiceye said...

Aloha! Namaste _/\_

RedPat said...

I'm not too enthusiastic in the morning - maybe mid afternoon. ;-)

Sandee said...

Beautiful quotes. Beautiful photographs and beautiful Pixie.

Thank you for joining the Awww Mondays Blog Hop.

Have a fabulous Awww Monday and week. Scritches to Pixie. ♥

Tamar SB said...

The blue skies warm me from here!

Team Mommies PR Bloggers said...

Beautiful quotes and photos thank you for sharing them with us. I hope you have a great week.

Cloudia said...

Jolly Friends!

Teresa said...

Happy New Year, Cloudia! Loved the pictures of the Shinto shrine with new year's blessing banners. I also love the lion with the lei and Pixie in her Sphinx-lion pose.

William Kendall said...

Miss Pixie looks quite noble today.

CJ Kennedy said...

Beautiful quotes to start the new year. Happy New Year to you and Pixie

Divers and Sundry said...

Starting each day fresh and cultivating gratitude are inspiring thoughts. Happy T Tuesday!

Sharon Madson said...

Lovley post, Cloudia. I particularly enjoyed the short peaceful film clip. Happy T Day.

Mae Travels said...

Hawaii is only a dream. Warm weather. Multi cultural. We don't see the sad parts.

best... mae at

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

I enjoyed reading that you are able to experience many cultures and blessings at the New Year. Thanks for these lovely photos and wonderful quotes. And thanks for the lovely drink you shared with us for T this Tuesday, also, dear Cloudia.

Linda said...

A great post! Best wishes for a rewarding 2022.

nwilliams6 said...

Great post to start my day - I feel energized. Love the good and bad luck rope one! I will be thinking of it. Hugz to you and your sweet kitty. TFS. Happy T-day.

DVArtist said...

My Native upbring teaches, with each new dawn is a fresh start, new beginnings, new life. Have a great day today.

Villrose said...

A very nice custom :)
Happy New Year!

Yvonne said...

I've always found pain easier to handle when I have a support group, but I do love all your photos, and the video of birds singing.

Powell River Books said...

I love a Pina Colada beverage, especially in Hawaii. - Margy

pearshapedcrafting said...

Beautiful photos and quotes. The rope one is my favourite.
Belated Happy T Day, Chrisx

betty-NZ said...

Gorgeous images!

Thanks for sharing your link at My Corner of the World this week!

Lydia C. Lee said...

Lovely collection

Rambling Woods said...

Oh, sunshine and blue skies.....