David Johnson

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2019-02-11: The clouds have parted and revealed snow covering the summit of Haleakala. I have never seen so much …

2019-02-11: Calm after the storm. Waking up to a much more settled world following yesterday’s very strong …

2019-02-10: 8:45pm and the power has just come back on. It has been out through the afternoon. We have had very …

2019-02-10: 3″ of Snow Forecast on Maui Summit at Haleakalā. Yes, it is cold here on Maui this weekend. …

2019-02-10: Strange clouds over Maui. Does anyone know what this sort of cloud is called and/or signifies in …

2019-02-09: Any recommendations for domain hosts? I’m looking to transfer a domain and would appreciate …

2019-02-09: The sky is still blue and the sun is out, but the winds are building. A storm is apparently on the …

2019-02-09: Cooking dinner over a fire last night…then the rain landed!

2019-02-06: Mining the gold in the mundane. It’s in there somewhere, I know, I just have to find …

2019-02-04: Reflecting on time spent…reflecting, last week. Retreat.

2019-02-04: Retreat With my wife away for 10 days visiting her mother, I decided to dial things back at home. While work …

2019-02-03: Up early from some Morning Pages.

2019-01-27: Yes this is for real. Sunset this evening. 😳

2019-01-27: Feeling peaceful in the quietness of the early hours of Sunday.

2019-01-24: The cliffs at sunset yesterday evening. There was a swell coming in with some big waves breaking.

2019-01-23: I love waking up early and listening to the dawn chorus.

2019-01-22: The Beauty of writing. > Don’t just think it, write it. A reminder to self.

2019-01-20: I was reflecting this morning after clearing out a cupboard that we have under our stairs. I …

2019-01-18: Sunset over the West Maui Mountains last night.

2019-01-17: The clouds this morning.

2019-01-16: Reading: ‘Voice of the forest’: George the snail, last of his kind, dies at age 14 …

2019-01-12: Not long home from the Annual meeting of the ManKind Project’s Maui community, to elect new …

2019-01-12: Sunset over the West Maui Mountains yesterday evening, while watching the surfers at Ho’okipa.

2019-01-10: Reading: The school using giant book murals to encourage reading

2019-01-09: Reading Crow and Weasel by Barry Lopez, Illustrations by Tom Pohrt 📚

2019-01-09: My wife sometimes accuses me of living in a cave because of my like of having as few lights on as …

2019-01-08: Ritual on the south shore of Maui. Attending a friend’s wedding yesterday evening.

2019-01-06: It is just so quiet and still this morning.

2019-01-06: A cool and clear morning here. I love the winter temperatures and light on the island.

2019-01-04: The script that @cleverdevil shared to post a grid of photographs is giving me a blank page. The …

2019-01-04: Windows on the world.

2019-01-04: Morning bounty from the garden.

2019-01-03: Well it sure is cold here in Maui this evening….and I’m loving it! 😄

2019-01-02: I love silence. We are the best of friends and perfect partners.

2019-01-02: I have not been on micro.blog over the New Year weekend. Just dipping in now for a peek as the …

2018-12-25: Awaiting the family to gather…

2018-12-25: Christmas would not be Christmas for me without listening to the Queen’s Christmas Message. I …

2018-12-25: A double rainbow on Christmas morning. 🌈🎄

2018-12-24: Reading A Child’s Christmas In Wales by Dylan Thomas with woodcuts by Ellen Raskin. My father’s side …

2018-12-24: Merry Christmas to the micro.blog community from Maui.

2018-12-24: Beware of wishing for something….sometimes it comes true. Having moved to Hawaii, I always …

2018-12-24: In case you are wondering where he is, here is the official Norad Santa Tracker. In Iran as of …

2018-12-23: I’m loving the moon these last few nights, even if it does make falling asleep a little more …

2018-12-23: Late afternoon rainbow.

2018-12-23: Wrapping presents while listening to Carols as sung by the choir of Kings College Cambridge. …

2018-12-23: I love this quote on Quiet Revolution by Navdeep Singh Dillon, in his article Carving Out Alone Time …

2018-12-23: While the party raged on next door last night, babysitting my grandson and watching Lilo & Stich …

2018-12-22: The moon early this morning.

2018-12-22: Canadian GoFundMe Raises $6B In Two Hours To Pay For Privacy Hedge Along Entire US Border 😳😄

2018-12-21: Wedding Anniversary and Solstice celebrations 2018.

2018-12-20: Old Maui High.

2018-12-20: Use wisdom to determine how much I give of myself to others. Help, yes. Serve, please do. But use …

2018-12-19: I love the Hypocam black and white camera and editing app for the iPhone, and was surprised and …

2018-12-19: Christmas tree in the dead of night (shot using Filmborn app on iOS).

2018-12-16: The Holiday Express to Santa Land, c/o the Sugarcane Train, and my grandson taking it all in.

2018-12-16: I’m listening to NPR News. They are doing a piece on plastic bags and how to deal with them. …

2018-12-15: Reflections in the lake at Saiho-ji, the “moss temple,” or “Koke-dera,” …

2018-12-13: Toys.

2018-12-13: A Circle of Men “For centuries men have been meeting and sitting in circle.” I have heard that …

2018-12-08: Sitting outside listening to the rain trickling through the gutters…and it is cold here on …

2018-12-07: A quiet night.

2018-12-06: Shadows.

2018-12-04: Just started Solitude a Return to the Self 📚

2018-12-03: I wrote this last night while running the sprinkler system at sunset, >The shadow of stands still …

2018-12-02: In the beautiful grounds of Kula San, the small community hospital in Keokea, up-country Maui.

2018-12-01: If you attend a Jack White concert, he has a rule - no phones. Here’s one man’s …

2018-12-01: Dusk, the quiet time…

2018-12-01: Is someone able to help with what I would call a formatting question when I post to micro.blog? How …

2018-11-30: I’ve just added the archive of a podcast I ran on building a meditation practice, called …

2018-11-30: What can I learn from this moment?

2018-11-30: I saw the Green Book last night with my wife. We both thoroughly enjoyed it. Great performances from …

2018-11-29: I’m finding that the Discover tab in Sunlit is showing the same photos always. I have the new …

2018-11-28: I hadn’t heard about Harry Leslie Smith until I watched this moving video about the …

2018-11-28: I find sleep such a wonderful medicine when I’m unwell. I’ve caught the bug that has …

2018-11-28: Rainy days.

2018-11-27: I read this Haiku today, > “Without a brush, The Willow paints the wind.” by Saryu …

2018-11-26: Jaws - The Power of the Waves Perhaps I am being impatient, but one of my posts appears to have disappeared into the ether I had …

2018-11-26: Zooming in, as best I can with an iPhone on a cliff, on Jaws at the Pe’ahi Challenge three …

2018-11-26: The Jaws Challenge I am no surfer, but the Pe’ahi Challenge, otherwise known as Jaws , bears watching at least …

2018-11-24: I don’t regret canceling my social media accounts, but it is days like today when I could …

2018-11-24: And so my Instagram account goes. This has been quite a month of social media pruning. This has been …

2018-11-24: My wife is hosting a pop-up sale today for her online company, Cloth and Goods. She deals in …

2018-11-24: Regardless of where the investigation goes, one thing that impresses me about Mueller is his seeming …

2018-11-24: Good morning world.

2018-11-23: Beware of centipedes if you visit Hawaii. You are unlikely to see any, but if you do, steer clear of …

2018-11-22: Reposting and testing a few photos after noticing that they were not appearing in the photo grid …

2018-11-22: Roof details

2018-11-22: The day is just starting here in Hawaii, and the turkey smells delicious already…and …

2018-11-19: This was very difficult for me to watch, my hands are sweating now, but at the same time I find it …

2018-11-17: This quote by Eckhart Tolle had stuck with me since a friend shared it a few days ago, …

2018-11-15: Hallway by night.

2018-11-15: I’m still finding Sunlit unpredictable. 90% of the time it will crash while I am using the …

2018-11-13: Sunrise this morning.

2018-11-12: Sunset this evening.

2018-11-12: UFOs spotted off the Irish coast?

2018-11-10: What It’s Like To Be A ‘Highly Sensitive Person’ When You’re A Man

2018-11-09: I finally my book on building a Meditation practice, along with tips on how meditation can help …

2018-11-09: Borrowing with gratitude from Thich Naht Hanh, >I have lost my smile, but don’t worry. The …

2018-11-09: Well in the fresh light of a new day I just answered my own question about whether it was possible …

2018-11-09: I love the poetry of Zen monk Ryokan. His words bring me peace, quiten my mind and speak to me of …

2018-11-08: The weather this last week has been exquisite. Driving to the hospital this morning the West Maui …

2018-11-08: Mastodon users, is it correct what I read that it is not possible to delete a Mastodon account?

2018-11-08: I’m getting stitches taken out of my toe this morning. I’m looking forward to having …

2018-11-07: I’m so grateful for these dark nights with no, or little, artificial light. To see all those …

2018-11-07: I work best when I have no interruptions. The preference is to be just be working alone. Today has …

2018-11-06: A day like today reminds me that I need to get on with my application for US citizenship. Although I …

2018-11-05: Well I only got two days into the 30 day plan outlined in www.amazon.com. However, I did do a major …

2018-11-05: Back to Twitterrific. It is where I started with Twitter a decade ago, and though I wander onto …

2018-11-03: An Incredible Journey >Being introverted or highly sensitive doesn’t fit the archetypal image of …

2018-11-02: My seventh and final post on Twitter for #mylifeinblackandwhite

2018-11-02: Well two days without any rain. I feel as though I should be celebrating something.

2018-11-02: The power of a smell to take you immediately to a place and time.

2018-11-01: Well I still managed to clear and catch up on a lot of emails today. That feels satisfying.

2018-11-01: Me: “If I didn’t have all these distractions, I could catch up on emails, …

2018-10-31: Evening clouds.

2018-10-31: They’ll be no trick or treating for me with my grandson this evening. A wheelbarrow dropped on …

2018-10-30: Sitting and reading in the silence and stillness of the night, save for the sound of falling rain.

2018-10-30: Anyone here use Apple’s iCloud for email? Emails are coming in for me via Apple Mail, but not …

2018-10-29: WSJ article, Do You Know How Others See You? on Tasha Eurich’s new book Insight, on developing …

2018-10-28: Requirements for a healthy body - an afternoon nap, and an outdoor shower!

2018-10-28: Celebrating some email spring cleaning today.

2018-10-26: A little fairy magic in the front garden today.

2018-10-26: With the moon rising late (or setting early?), I was gazing up at the Milky Way last night. Right …

2018-10-25: Freedom is a real blessing for me when I want to get things done, but don’t want to allow my …

2018-10-25: I’m up early to do some writing. Trying a new routine. See what happens, if it works.

2018-10-24: Kaupo Church. Sitting on a windswept promontory on the south east side of Maui, this simple but …

2018-10-24: The slopes of Haleakala reach down to the ocean on the more barren south east side of Maui.

2018-10-22: As I ponder my relationship with social media, and having closed a few accounts recently, this quote …

2018-10-19: On a walk this morning I saw my first humpback whale of the season breaching the water off the …

2018-10-18: I finally upgraded my MacBook Air to Mojave, now that SmallCubed’s MailSuite is now running on …

2018-10-18: I’m finding my timeline is taking a while to load in the iOS app, ~ 5 seconds. Anyone else? …

2018-10-17: Wet, grey, overcast afternoons feel just right sometimes.

2018-10-17: Sometimes with the traffic here, I forget that I am on an island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.

2018-10-17: Family visit, we want to show them the island…it rains… 🌧

2018-10-16: That mid-afternoon weariness.

2018-10-14: View while weeding in the garden this morning.

2018-10-14: Morning dew on vetiver grass.

2018-10-12: Oh how I love that smell of smoke from a fire place…in this case a new fire pit in our front …

2018-10-12: Curling up with a good book tonight would be just what the doctor ordered. Sadly, it’s not …

2018-10-12: I remember a Buddhist monk saying that, “suffering is wanting things other than they …

2018-10-10: Autumn is here, my favourite season. I love the colours of the changing leaves, the leaves under …

2018-10-10: Storm brewing => headache developing.

2018-10-09: I would never dream of doing this, my palms start sweating just seeing a photo of someone looking …

2018-10-05: Is it possible to embed my Micro.blog feed in a Weebly built website? If so, can anyone help with …

2018-10-05: Seriously wondering if I can leave behind my iPhone, smart phones in general, and just make use of a …

2018-10-03: Virginia Wolf on the subject of inner loneliness as quoted by Olivia Laing in her book, The Lonely …