Saturday, December 09, 2017

Bonsai!





A bonsai plant I potted in preparation for the Molokai Arts Center Plant and Pot Sale on Dec. 9th. Members are asked to take home empty pottery pots made specifically for this fundraiser and plant something in it to be sold at the sale. It just so happened that I had a 'volunteer' bonsai tree (yes, it really was a volunteer and I've no idea how old it is). I saw this little 2" pot and thought it would be perfect for this miniature tree. It's an Octopus tree and I know-you're wondering why it's called that when it only has 5 leaves! Well, the flowers are long stems that resemble octopus tentacles. Hence, the name.

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Saturday, December 02, 2017

A Pistil Shadow





The 'anatomy' of a hibiscus flower brings back a childhood memory. These flowers are, of course, everywhere here in Hawaii and certainly in our yard. The memory is one of my older brother, Robert telling me what all the parts of the hibiscus flower were. He had pulled a flower off of a plant and took it apart to tell me what each part was. He still does things like this today, but now they are of more complex subjects and I just have to look at him and laugh and remind him that I will not, on any certain terms, remember any of what he is trying to teach me!


The pistils of the flowers always make for nice shadows, don't you think?

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Saturday, November 25, 2017

Afternoon DeLight





What is it about the late afternoon light in the fall? It seems to be even better than any other time of year. Quite magical, glowing, soft, warm, sensual-all rolled up in one! Well, it does captivate me each afternoon during that fleeting magical moment before the sun starts to dip down over the horizon-letting you know that you better look quickly before it's gone and dark settles in.

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Saturday, November 18, 2017

Coming in for a landing




Living on an island means that you find yourself flying a lot more to get from point 'A' to point 'B'. I went to Maui last weekend to visit my son. Took this shot as we were touching down at the Molokai airport. We've had lots of rain recently, so everything is super green-making for a nice contrast to the plane's shadow.

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Saturday, November 11, 2017

The Wisdom of the Ancients






An ancient opihi shell (limpet shell) sitting atop the sea cliffs of Mokio Preserve. Basking in the last light of the day-that bewitching, golden hour (which is more like a few fleeting moments). If you are ever on Molokai between the months of Feb-Apr, be sure to sign up for a tour. The work being done there to restore the land to what it was is astounding.


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