In the winter of 1856, a small sailing vessel enroute from Maui to the Big Island of Hawai’i, dropped anchor in Hilo Bay. Strong kona winds had prevented the captain from making port in Kailua on the western side of … Continue reading
“Life deserves to have more of you show up. [Life doesn’t deserve] you to settle, to say to yourself that setting your standards lower is OK.” ~ Anthony Robbins (partially paraphrased) (born February 29, 1960) Anthony Robbins is an American … Continue reading
August 27, 2010 Off the trail on an old boat launch above the waster I found a cigarette pack. I picked it up, and found that it still contained one cigarette. I was surprised. Cigarettes are expensive. The pack was … Continue reading
“I love cats because I enjoy my home, and little by little, they become its visible soul.” ~ Jean Cocteau (July 5, 1889 to October 11, 1963) Jean Cocteau was a French poet, novelist, artist, and filmmaker. During his lifetime … Continue reading
on grass I intended to write but napped; the pen isn’t always mightier than the sward Note: an American Cinquain is a five line poem with a 2-4-6-8-2 syllabic structure.