David A Olson

Books From The Firehose

Books From The Firehose

“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies, said Jojen. The man who never reads lives only one.” ~George R.R. Martin I read many, many books. I constantly have two our three going each colored with highlighted phrases that capture my attention and require more than one reading. I read so many books, I […]

I Pledge Allegiance…

I Pledge Allegiance…

“My loyalties will not be bound by national borders, or confined in time by our nations history, or limited in spiritual dimension by one language and culture. I pledge my allegiance to the damned human race, and my everlasting love to the green hills of earth, and my intimations of glory to the singing stars, […]

Finding Words

Finding Words

“It seems as if the right words can only come out of the perfect space you love.” ~Ellen Meloy I generally find the right words, my right words, are either about a space I love, about a favorite destination, a topic about which I have passion. Or, they come from being physically present at a […]

Boxed with Pretty Bows

Boxed with Pretty Bows

“It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences.” ~Andre Lorde I do not accept the premise in the quote that we have an inability to recognize differences. Rather, we are hyper diligent at identifying differences, have cultivated an outright refusal to look beyond differences […]

Dream Flavors

Dream Flavors

“Let me have some good dreams for once.” ~Bill Pots Dreams come in two flavors. Dreams emanating from deep in our subconscious when we are in lost in slumber. Dreams when we are wide awake imagining possible futures. During the former our eyes are locked shut. In the latter they are wide open, frequently unfocused […]

Screaming in Darkness

Screaming in Darkness

Hello darkness my old friend I’ve come to talk to you again Because a vision softly creeping Left it’s seeds while I was sleeping And the vision that was planted in may brain Still remains Within the sounds of silence. ~Simon & Garfunkel Another wealthy celebrity dead of his own hands. Not an accident but […]

“Locked and Loaded”

“Locked and Loaded”

“Justice may have won, but cruelty, death, and inhuman violence have also won.” ~Bao Ninh, The Sorrow of War My country is flirting with yet another war, another escalation of disagreement to the point that the fat and old send the fit and brave to die. Yet again is it the cowards in high office, […]

Heartstring Eulogies

Conjured by Sarah Doughty

Srijana Kattel

Ramblings of an empty mind

Travelling around the world

Traveller, photography

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TESSEROLOGY

A MOSAIC OF BITS AND PIECES ON TRAVEL, LIFE AND TIMES

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where observation and imagination meet nature in poetry

Virtual Vomit

Sometimes its easier than others

Lipstick on a Pig

The Sartorial Explorations of a Middle Aged Man

The Used Life

Experiments in the Art of Mastering None

Dipa Singapuri

Tarot Tales from Tokyo

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Love it Now

Love is ever-present within our own Being but we might not feel it until we live in the Now. "Love it Now" was created to share ideas about loving and being present in the here and now. Enjoy!

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All you need is love...and travel.

HHC Blog

Writings, Photographing, thinking back...

Photobooth Journal

A life in a photobooth.

A Birder´s Blog

"Everybody loves what they know"