February 2011 Archives

Things I wonder about….

We don’t get much thunder and lightning here, but last week it was a spectacular show of flashes across the ocean. And I wondered…..do whales or other sea creatures ever get hit by lightning? Apparently, I’m not the only one who has wondered….. And why do egrets stand on the backs of cattle and horses…. And why does someone (obviously with a pea-sized brain) park her shopping cart…SIDEWAYS…..across the middle of an aisle on a Continue reading

Bromeliad

Hundreds of different varieties….including our favorite, the Pineapple

Allemanda

quote – illegitimi

Illegitimi Non Carborundum!

quote – be a marine

Sweat dries. Blood clots. Bones heal. Suck it up, be a Marine.

A Ray of Sunshine

It wasn’t a bad day today.  But it does get depressing when every patient on my service is dealing with the accumulation of many medical problems… Ninety-three year old stroke victims. Fifty-seven year old alcoholics with teminal liver disease. Eighty-five year old with congestive heart failure. It tends to wear on me after awhile. So, after another day of it today, I gratefully headed toward the elevator to go out to my car. Just before Continue reading

Poinsettia

Sunset at Kawaihai….

…as paddlers do their thing

Plumeria

Plumeria

Noni Fruit

Supposedly the cure-all for whatever ails ya.  If you can get past the smell, that is. And the noxious taste….

quote – a mans reach

Ah, but a man’s reach should exceed his grasp – or what’s a heaven for? …Robert Browning