the strange word of pain and solace

2021-06-30 When pain is inevitable, how do we handle it? In recent years we heard more of sudden separation between loved ones, wherein one departed to a realm the other could not reach. The suddenness and the frequency of similar departures reached a point when even a hitherto calm hermit, somewhat perturbed, would let the … Continue reading the strange word of pain and solace

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the accidental art of being and not doing (a sequel) or Without freedom there is no clarity anymore

17th mile pacific coast Today I visited this post originally written on June 30, 2021 because someone clicked the like icon and I received a notification. So I came over to read and find out why. What did I write? What was the purpose I meant for others reading it? For those who know me … Continue reading the accidental art of being and not doing (a sequel) or Without freedom there is no clarity anymore

the accidental art of being and not doing (June 2020-June 2021)

I never knew then I would come to this page. No, I am not discontinuing what had started. Blogging is not like turning on a tap to wash your hand and then turn it off when finished. Is there a finishing line? Where or what the finishing line is? What is the goal? The terms … Continue reading the accidental art of being and not doing (June 2020-June 2021)

Weekend Sky #1 -with an October Sky poem

October, Woodland Park, Co I decided to start with my own photograph, "partnered" with a stranger's poem I found at random in the WordPress blogs. Here is the first poem that aptly titled October Sky (Poem). By clicking on the quote below, you will find a poem that speaks from the soul of a poet. … Continue reading Weekend Sky #1 -with an October Sky poem

Lost and Greek coffee

lost on the way to a short hiking trek Bridge ahoy! Voil√†, Greek coffee! All is not lost! One day in September 2015 I went on a new short cut to reach a place after examining the Google map and feeling confident. But soon I was lost and somewhat tired in the unusually sunny weather. … Continue reading Lost and Greek coffee

three women in hats, an art, and a poem on hats

Cambodian girls with hats foot masseurs in Cambodia Someone sent me pictures taken in a rural seaside town in Cambodia. What interest me are the variety of hats the women wear. They wear modern western hats instead of the conical shaped hat they normally use to shield them from the sun and rain. The hats … Continue reading three women in hats, an art, and a poem on hats

travel jewels: living things

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