Attention

Attention I have learned from living that activities of any importance eventually become ritual. This morning I am siting on my verandah. The sun is lazily rising to my left. The morning breeze gently carries the scent of peace, the songs of singing birds, and the soft swirling of the incoming tide. Before my eyes …

Home Coming

Home Coming It is said that one can spend an entire lifetime searching for home and never find it. If that is true, I am very fortunate for I have known many places I have called home. From a two person tent traveling the world to my Green House in Fiji where Kula once lived. …

A Cup Of Tea

A Cup Of Tea Some time ago while standing at the bus stop, I watched two Fijian men walking toward me on each side of the road. The were painting the milage markers. A rather thankless job not filled with much enrichment, I thought, as they moved from one marker to the next almost in …

Foibles Of Fiji

Foibles Of Fiji foible |ˈfoibəl| noun A minor weakness or eccentricity in someone's character: they have to tolerate each other's little foibles. Geckos and Sea Snakes:  Geckos are not harmful. The look like regular lizards and not like the gecko selling Geico insurance. They are actually useful in as much as they eat small insects and …

Abundance

Abundance Fruits Of The Garden: There is such an abundance of food on the property that each day I learn of another plant, healing herb, fruit or useful weed. Today I was given a green pumpkin (an important food product for the Fijians) by Anna, the caretaker's wife, from the empty lot next to Chaldea …