KC Creations Photography, July 2020
The arrowleaf balsamroot are in bloom.
bright and soft, we begin our lives
held tightly, nurtured, protected
we strain against that which holds us
seeking freedom, growth
but do we understand
that by our declaration of independence,
we are forever changed
Bitterroot in bloom — also known as rock roses
I’m trying to find words again. I suspect it will take a bit of time.
Tiki Bar for lunch on our first day? Yes, please!
No one person can own a beach in Hawai’i, nor can a hotel or a corporation buy up the beaches. There are a plethora of parks — some owned by the city of Honolulu, some owned by the State of Hawaii — and of course many hotels perched alongside the beaches, but the beaches are for the enjoyment of everyone.
I doubted. Silly me.