Tag Archives: Hawaii

The (Three Dimensional) Image of a Being

For millennia, man has been creating sculpted, carved, and cast representations of people and animals. No matter where in the world you go, you will find statues. These pieces were made for various reasons, but many of them are designed to … Continue reading

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Travel Theme: Yellow

When I think of yellow, I’m often reminded of the beautiful flowers of Hawaii. The state flower is the yellow Hibiscus, and its image is everywhere. But when we were there, we saw many other golden views, too. At the … Continue reading

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Purple Mountain Majesty

I’m really a water person.  I’m drawn to lakes, rivers, oceans, and even the little stream in my back yard. But there’s something majestic and awe-inspiring in the mountains as well. I grew up in Pennsylvania, where the rolling Appalachians … Continue reading

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Hawai’i Travelogue, Part 1 – Oahu

For forty years, my beloved and I talked about going to Hawaii.  Finally, we were able to go last Fall.  We figured we would treat ourselves to this big vacation while we were both working, Hawaii is probably one of the most … Continue reading

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Travel Theme: Silhouette

This week’s Travel Theme from Ailsa at wheresmybackpack is Silhouette. There’s something romantic about a silhouette – the recognizable outlined shape of something, or someone, familiar. A shadow with form. The play of dark against light is always so dramatic … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Flowers

This week’s Travel Theme challenge from Ailsa at Wheresmybackpack? is Flowers.   As many beautiful gardens as there are in the world, nowhere are flowers more a part of the cultural fabric than they are in Hawaii. From the moment you arrive in Hawaii, … Continue reading

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