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“Sensual pleasures have the fleeting brilliance of a comet; a happy marriage has the tranquility of a lovely sunset.”

I love this particular photo because, as the above quote states, a happy marriage has the tranquility of a lovely sunset.  I feel like that is where we are in our relationship these days – tranquil and happy.  Not to say that we don’t have a few issues crop up now and then, but we know it’s safe to work through the issues without worry that one of us is going to walk away.  

I love the feeling of walking hand in hand, side by side, with my best friend – exploring, adventuring, loving, living and sharing.  

This photo was taken at sunset on Ke’e Beach at The End of The Road, Kauai, HI.

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“There is no abstract art.  You must always start with something.  Afterward you can remove all traces of reality.”  Pablo Picasso

We bought a GoProHero 2 just before we came to Hawaii, thinking that it would be a great toy to have in the water when we are snorkeling.   We took it out of the box to pack it for the trip, but otherwise knew nothing about using it.  There actually is quite a process to go through preparing to use it the first time . . . which involves connecting to the Internet and updating it’s software and setting up the wi-fi back pack on it so we can use the iPad or iPhone to control it . . . which of course involved finding the app and downloading it and figuring out how to make it work with the camera . . . all in all quite the process but so cool that we can take pics and video with it thru the iPhone/iPad.  Technology is getting so insane . . .

After all that we were ready for a soak in the hot tub!  By then it was 8pm-ish so we took the little guy with us just to see what we came up with.  I put the camera under water and aimed it at us. This shot is the result.  Kinda cool eh?  Of course it’s no where near the amazing shots I’ve been seeing people post on-line . . . but kinda cool none-the-less.  

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“Lumahai Beach, or South Pacific Beach . . . This beach was made famous by the movie South Pacific where Mitzi Gaynor “washed that man right out of her hair”!” www.hawaiianweb,com

We’ve arrived at our vacation destination for the next 25 days – Kauai, Hi.  The next few days will be settle in time . . . taking it easy and getting adjusted to the two hour time change.  (We’re two hours behind the West Coast).  This beach is one of our favorite hangouts on the North Shore – one of many!  We will be visiting and discovering many more I hope!  

Ahhhh . . . time for a Mai Tai! 

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“If there were in the world today any large number of people who desired their own happiness more than they desired the unhappiness of others, we could have a paradise in a few years.”  Bertrand Russell

IKR?  Why do we waste so much energy “hating” rather than loving??  It’s so exhausting!  If I don’t like or don’t agree with someone’s position or behavior  I just choose to not associate with them.  I don’t wish them ill will.  Where does that get you?  I feel sad for the person who chooses to live in negativity, and I certainly find myself there from time to time.  However, I believe that if that’s where I choose to be – in the negative – then that’s what I’m going to attract in to my experience of life.  Fortunately, I can choose to walk away , or work through it, when I see it coming!

We arrived in Paradise today.  Kauai, HI is my version of Paradise anyway.  I just love it here . . . in the span of an hour you can go from the warm southern climes with broad sweeping beaches and resort areas, to the northern lush tropical side with more rugged, less populated beaches and wild volcanic shores.  We are attracted to the Northern Shores with it’s rugged and less traveled vistas.  We’re lucky to have the opportunity to spend almost a month here this year.  We are able to work from a distance, which really helps!  We’re getting to the point that it’s really tough to come over for just a week.  By time we get settled in, it’s time to go home!  We’ve seen alot of the Island already, but I love to come back and see if we can find new gems to explore.  Geo-caching is a favorite pass time – we’ve found many secluded, out of the way spots doing this.  And of course – with my new photography gear and increasing knowledge  . . . I hope to be posting some pretty awesome shots over the next few weeks.  

It’s really tough to be negative here!

Stay tuned . . . 

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