Showing posts from August, 2012


I sit in the ocean where i have never sat before....  Mother Nature in her magic has covered a lava rock reef that juts out into the ocean with sand....i am delighted.... i swing my feet over the sand covered reef ledge and smile... Ive never seen the mountain range, from land, from this angle... its magnificent... After awhile, i see the turtles at my feet and smile... " Hi u guys, how is this for a seat?!! The day had been hot... the water is cool but not cold... i can feel my boiling blood start to cool...all of a sudden from behind me , a voice pierces my thoughts... "OMGOMG they KNOW you!!!"... behind me 4 visitors to the island stand mouths open in smiles... "oo i don't know" i reply,  "Ive been coming here for years,l I think i smell like a turtle" they look at me skeptically....  One woman slides into the water , goggles tilted crooked on her beautiful face..Half in the ocean and half out of the Ocean, she dips her head underwate

Song Of the Sea

As u can tell by my last post, I am again home in trip to Boston delightful... time with my daughter, priceless... time with my granddaughter a gift... she is an ocean lover also... I so enjoyed watching her loving gaze out over the Atlantic...this act of watching the water was never taught to Malia... It is in her blood, her DNA driven urge to see with her eyes , and hear with her ears... The Song of the Sea...

Touch My Heart

 Makua.... morning... I start my swim on the far right side... when i get to the middle of this beautiful stretch of ocean, the mountains suddenly appeared to my eyes to be spread like two open arms welcoming the sea and those in it  .Even though the mountains are summer dry, they are still magnificent.  I feast my eyes on the sight...I started to sing, the Hawaiian leaving my lips as sighs deep from within my soul. Time... there is none.. am I here in the 21st century or back in another time?..My thoughts follow my limbs, treading water almost  motionless, caught in between now and another time long ago...This place, the water, the mountains, her valleys, priceless, timeless. I am shaken back into reality , the now, by the sound of a motor.. a boat... I continue my song, my tongue soothed by the words... From my shallow water perch , I look to my right. Dorsal fins.. "HUI" I say, "E Komo Mai". The dorsal fins turn my way and i become part of the pod. Wild and fre