Thursday, June 09, 2016

The Ahinahina or Silversword

Finally got my very first shot of the beautiful, fascinating, and elusive ahinahina or more commonly known as the Silversword. It’s a rare and endangered plant native only to the island of Maui and the Big Island of Hawaii.


What is fascinating about the Silversword is how it flowers. It can live for 40-50 years before flowering once and only once. After it flowered a single time, the entire plant dies.


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Tuesday, June 07, 2016

Going Crazy Awaiting for my new Toy!



Because I'm 71 years old, I get this funny look from friends and relatives when I tell them that I just purchased a Mountain Bike! Here's my old fart perspective

WHY eBike (electric bike) and why FLUX Bike?

1. The Flux eBike looks like a regular Bike vs. other moped-like eBikes. 
2. It's still a100% regular Bike and therefore can be used for exercise.
3. It has option for 5 level power-assist pedaling, when required, for hill climbing or when riding against a strong wind.
4. No pedaling required up to 45 miles @ 20mph if you engage the thumb throttle. Did you get that? NO PEDALING at all. Perfect for seniors!
5. Huge crowd funding discount. For me at least $1000+ maybe even more.
6. Excellent components and drivetrain specially mid-motor and battery comparable to other high priced eBikes
7. My Photography craziness - imagine the possibilities. It will be my perfect go-anywhere camera bag with 2 oversized wheels.
8. Would replace my running program when that sad time comes.
9. Biking fun fun fun 365 days a year in Maui.
10. Maui has fantastic Mountain Bike Trails!

Flux

Monday, June 06, 2016

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Morning Shoot

Another relaxing morning coffee at the garden transformed into an all-out photoshoot. Mr. Chamy Chameleon obliged me about 81 shots before scampering away as I got too close for comfort. These are my favs.

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Saturday, February 13, 2016

Let not your heart be troubled

While processing some photos, John 14 came to mind almost instantly when I saw this picture. I thought I would honor the Lord by combining both.
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Friday, February 12, 2016

JAWS at Peahi Maui

I did a photoshoot at Jaws and here's why they call it "Jaws" - It swallows even the best surfers if they miscalculate!

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Wednesday, February 03, 2016

Our New Orchid Garden

God did not promise us a Rose Garden. He gave us Orchids

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Sunday, January 31, 2016

Thursday, December 17, 2015

God Intervened And He blessed us with a new Granddaughter

After a year long wait, the Family Court approved the adoption papers.

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