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    …A Snails Pace…

    October 6, 2017

    Today is my daughter’s 6th birthday, and what should appear in our driveway but this Giant African Snail (Achatina fulica), just casually making its way along.  She was enamored with how big it was (about 6 inches long), how slow it moved, and the slime trail it left behind. It gave me pause today, as when I had my daughter I promised myself I would walk with her as she grew up.  Yes, sometimes she is going faster than I would…

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  • Life Nature

    …Bubbles In The Sand…

    To love life without fear, we have to move through fear and face truths.  Only then can we begin to truly love. The hard truth, (I am speaking to undeniable facts substantiated by research,…

    September 25, 2017
  • Life

    …There is Nothing…

    …No Diamonds… …No Rubies, Emeralds, or Sapphires… ….No love, fear, or anger… …No veins, heart, or muscles fibers… …No fantastic glowing animals of the deep ocean… …No layers of cake… …No worms, moles, or…

    September 20, 2017
  • Life

    …A Long Awaited Calm…

    …It has been some time since I wrote anything, my mind has been busy, cluttered; attending to the needs of others whilst forgetting my own… The summer was full of cleaning, sorting, trying to…

    September 12, 2017
  • Family Life

    …Residual Vibrations…

    I can close my eyes and hear and feel my grandmother as if she were sitting right next to me.  When I need comfort, and cannot find it anywhere, I go to bed and feel the solace of sleeping…

    May 18, 2017
  • Life Nature

    …Pay Attention…

    It is curious to think that we are trying to figure out how to save the planet, when the answers are, and always have been, right in front of us. …Pay attention…. …feel it… …Pay attention……

    April 19, 2017
  • Life Nature

    …Oneself…

    Solitude for me takes me to my core, where I am me… so that I can reemerge to the crowds with my own beliefs and values intact, stand up for them…to enjoy self-peace among the…

    February 8, 2017
  • Life

    …Sometimes It Takes A Bully…

    Unite, come together, bipartisan, compromise…we have heard these words for a very long time, but sometimes it takes a bully. I had a bully growing up, she was awful.  She finally made me so…

    January 27, 2017
  • Life

    …Identity…

    In my little town all the street names are in Hawaiian and refer to birds.  The Kauai Elepaio is a small little flycatcher and is only found here. The Io is a hawk that…

    January 14, 2017
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