Love a Tree Day

Banyan tree growing up & around the trunk of a palm tree at Maurice A. Ferré Park in Downtown Miami © 2019 . All rights reserved.

“I think there ought to be a big old tree right there. And let’s give him a friend. Everybody needs a friend.” Bob Ross May 16 of each year honors National Love a Tree Day. On this day, trees are … Continue reading

Miami Lady

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Met her in MiamiConversation turned to wineWe talked and we talkedYeah we hit it off, just fine Stayed down by the waterSlept beneath the starsWe laughed and we dancedMade love in the sandI held her in my arms Miami and … Continue reading

Portable Magic

Older man reading a book while sitting at a table in the plaza of Miami Dade College in Downtown Miami © 2019 . All rights reserved.

“Books are a uniquely portable magic.” Stephen King May is “National Get Caught Reading Month” and the second week of May is “Reading Is Fun Week”, so I think a #ThrowbackThursday photo from last year’s Miami Book Fair International is … Continue reading

Witness the New Downtown

Old woman in a bright red coat walks past shop windows covered with red paper & graffiti. The sign on the shop says: "Witness the New Downtown" © 2019 . All rights reserved.

I think this is how life is. It’s not a linear march through time; you revolve around the same old things as you age and acquire experiences. Miranda July Dogwood Week 19 Story Telling: Aging

Climb Your Waterfall

Three-quarter view of someone crouching, watching gold and white Koi in a pond © 2019 . All rights reserved.

An ancient tale tells of a huge school of golden koi swimming upstream the Yellow River in China. Gaining strength by fighting against the current, the school glimmered as they swam together through the river. When they reached a waterfall … Continue reading