Fleurs de Purau a Paris

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Gift ideas #shopsmall

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Shop small gift ideas Make it a point to #shopsmall this season! Challenge yourself and purchase 5 gifts from small shops, local artists, pop up markets etc… Here are a few ideas from some of my friends for small items to have on hand whenever you need a last minute gift…. You can click on the images below, or download full descriptions here: Holiday Gift Guide 2017Enjoy a few of my favorite things from a few of my favorite people, Larissa    

Afternoon Picnic at Pointe Venus

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I love the time I get to spend in Tahiti and wanted to let you know about one of my favorite spots for you to have a picnic & swim at Pointe Venus. A perfect late afternoon/sunset experience on this small scenic peninsula in the Matavai Bay with black-sand beaches all around, picnic tables, and stunning views of the neighboring island of Moorea. A wonderful non-touristy experience outside of the typical hotel/restaurant offering.  History and astronomy buff’s will enjoy the … Read More

Grander than the Sea

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Grander than the Sea  November“There is one spectacle grander than the sea, that is the sky; there is one spectacle grander than the sky, that is the interior of the soul.” ― Victor Hugo, Les Misérables The photo is from the island of Tahiti in French Polynesia near the great surfing wave Teahupoʻo. You can’t visit Tahiti without getting to know this place with its small village, water falls and caves. I love the reflection of the sky in the sea … Read More

Murals, Monarchs, Mexico –

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 –  a Whole New Culture Is Sometimes Just Steps Away! One of the most intriguing things about traveling is the changing of worlds. We cross all kinds of inner and outer borders to find ourselves in unknown microcosms that open a whole new experience to us. The good news is that we do not have to travel to faraway places to witness this. It can happen right at our door – if we go through life with awareness and open … Read More

Sunlight on Black Sand – October Calendar

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  Sunlight on Black Sand Have you ever looked at a picture of a flower and it instantly brightens up your day? This glowing flower full of sunlight is my gift to you as we start the month of October – an image from the island of Tahiti in French Polynesia featured on this month’s calendar page. This tropical flower only blooms for one day.  In Tahiti, this specific hibiscus flower is called ‘purau’. 5×7 pdf download for you to print as … Read More

Floating Poems – September Calendar

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Floating Poems in September Floating along, these hibiscus flowers are like poems and become vivid and enlightened with the last rays of the sun at the end of the day as everything else subsides. This photo is from the island of Fakarava in French Polynesia.    This tropical flower only blooms for one day.  In Tahiti, this specific hibiscus flower is called ‘purau’. 5×7 pdf download for you to print as inspiration: French/Tahitian Version – click here to save and print –> … Read More

Four Happinesses – August calendar

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Four Happinesses for the month of August. The August hibiscus flowers – four happinesses show their beauty to you this month floating on a the reflection of the sky above.    This tropical flower only blooms for one day.  In Tahiti, this specific hibiscus flower is called ‘purau’. 5×7 pdf download for you to print of four flowers floating along the water. French/Tahitian Version – click here to save and print –>   aout 2017 Hibiscus English Version – click here to save and … Read More

My Conversation with Kobra

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A couple of weeks ago, Chicago was lucky to have Eduardo Kobra here for the dedication of his Muddy Waters mural, thanks to Beauty & Brawn Gallery and WAC. Taking advantage of his time here, he painted a new mural of Vivian Maier, the street photographer. Again, thanks to Beauty & Brawn Gallery for curating this!  I was lucky to be able to meet up with him one afternoon and have a short conversation, which I have transcribed below to English.  … Read More

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