Old Pine

I am inspired by this music video today, Mickey Smith created this video for Ben Howard’s song, “Old Pine.” Love the imagery and the tune. Enjoy. OLD PINE from Astray Films on Vimeo.

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Simple

I have two friends in town from Vancouver for ten days, which means I get to pretend like I’m on vacation too. (That never gets old.)  I took them on a tour of the southeast side of the island yesterday, from Diamondhead to Waimanalo. As we played on the beach, one of my friends commented that I’m like a happy little kid.  I absolutely love having my good friends here with me, so I guess it makes me, well,…

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WordPress over Tumblr

I decided to move my blog from Tumblr to WordPress. I find the latter has more of the functions I wanted and, in my opinion, it is more user friendly. I work with WordPress on the Surfrider website so I’m also a little more familiar with the format. I used to write on Blogger for years as well, and I continue to recommend it to anyone starting up a blog, but I wanted to try something new.  I’m still playing…

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Royal Wedding

4.29.2011 It was a real life fairy tale and I’m not ashamed to say I stayed up late and enjoyed every minute of the Royal Wedding last night. From the big hats (or ‘Fascinators’ as I learned they are called), to the trees in Westminster Abbey, to William and Kate looking absolutely stunning, I was entranced. Yes, there are more pressing, important things going on in the world, we all know this. Yet, what is…

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Healing Waters

4.26.2011 (Written several weeks ago on my flight back to Hawaii.) Cruising altitude. We have been chasing the sun West across the Pacific and I just witnessed the kind of glorious sunset that brings tears to your eyes. I feel as though it was meant for me alone, because everyone on the plane has their window shades closed. I am reflective and thankful in this moment, even for the illness that plagued my body for…

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