Bored on Wednesday, to be honest here, good or bad, I am. Playing Jenga with me, my wife, just harvested ten cacao pods, later she’ll ferment the seeds in a banana leaf for home-made chocolate. I’m sitting and reading and writing, I have the time or have escaped time altogether in this simple moment of unconcern, […]
Lemon, neem, orchid, bamboo, sweet pepper all in a jar enjoying life, listening with my wife listening to our local public radio station, HPR2 (Hawaii Public Radio), 24/7 Classical music programs produced in Hawaii, including other exceptional public radios around the USA including the news service everyone knows, NPR; a force in itself free on HPR. We listen above and through the jungle […]
The oranges stood against them; so close to the apples, red apples, bigger this time not better, the orange round as an apple is round, more round, but more orange not better, better if you need it, if you want it or you may prefer one over the other on any day, preference matters little or not; […]
Dearest Rain, Its You, its raining now above and on the island, it has been raining, still is raining IT, continues to rain now, it is water. Collecting and pumping, we drink it, cook with it, bath with it, love it; rain, listen to your good self, pitter-patter drumming on our roof, can you? Simultaneously the rain […]
3 days back in the early morning, the moon is full, gathering and illuminating clouds; making itself bigger and better as ever, the ground beneath my moving feet glows colorless, a dull shine, with strangeness with aloneness I look up.
We got up early, reducing our morning routine to the bare minimum, packing our vehicle for the day trip, a birthday pleasure trip in Volcano National Park for my wife’s 44th year on Earth, to celebrate, hiking around the volcano. In our picnic box; a bento; several fist sized balls of sushi rice surrounding a delicious […]
She’s teeny-tiny, a flower, an ivory five-petaled lovely beauty, emerging from spring showers long ago from a lemon tree, actually from a lemon, a satiating juicy lemon consumed 2 years ago taken from another tree far in the jungle, a volunteer, rising up from the rich volcanic rocky earth on its own. She now guides us from the east, […]
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