Author Archives: 3bones

Hello again, Hello!

Originally posted on OPC Oceanside Pickleball Club:
♫ “Just called to say hello … I couldn’t sleep at all tonight … and I know it’s late … But I couldn’t wait … Hello …” ♫ So, now that I’ve got Neil Diamond’s famous song in your head and you are all humming away to beat…

Reminiscing … My West Coast Trail Experience

When was the last time you did something for the first time? ~ John C Maxwell The West Coast Trail, originally called the Dominion Lifesaving Trail, is a 75 km (47 mi) backpacking trail following the southwestern edge of Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada. It was built in 1907 to facilitate the rescue of shipwrecked survivors along the coast, part of the treacherous Graveyard of […]
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Originally posted on aroused:
this is truly amazing … says so much!

The Perfect Gift?

How do I love thee? – I’ve chosen a quote today from Elizabeth Barrett Browning for this 3bones post. A partial quote, actually. It comes from her famous poem How Do I Love Thee (Sonnet 43) ( which was first published as part of her work Sonnets from the Portuguese ( I’ve chosen Elizabeth […]
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Reprise …

“Once you do something, you never forget. Even if you can’t remember.” ― Spirited Away, Reprise . . . Mamoru Fujisawa (藤澤 守, Fujisawa Mamoru, born December 6, 1950), known professionally as Joe Hisaishi (久石 譲, Hisaishi Jō), is a Japanese composer and musical director known for over 100 film scores and solo albums dating back to 1981.[1] Hisaishi is also known for his piano scores. – […]
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Of Mem’ries and Found Treasures …

Recently, I had occasion to open an old sealed envelope that I mailed to myself many years ago and had never opened. I didn’t open it the other day for the reason that I had originally mailed it to myself, but inside were some mem’ries that I had referred to in a former post. These […]
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The Cavalry Ain’t Coming.

“The cavalry ain’t coming. You’ve got to do this yourself.”                                                                – Christopher Gardner Christopher Paul Gardner (born February 9, 1954) is an American businessman and motivational […]
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Stuff …

I have a lot more time now to do “stuff.” We all do. All of us are at home lately doing stuff. Or should be anyway, unless we are first responders. Most of our neighbours around here are retired and just like the rest of the neighbours in our culdesac, our house is looking like […]
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Hope for Our Future …

“Tomorrow is another day. Years from now we will have passed through this fearful foggy swamp of the unknown unknowns into the daylight where we can see clearly the facts of the known knowns. We will know what we passed through once again. We will have survived. We will have prevailed. And we will go on. Because there […]
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Easier Done Than Said?

“Well done is better than well said.”  ~ Benjamin Franklin Benjamin Franklin FRS FRSA FRSE (January 17, 1706 [O.S. January 6, 1705] – April 17, 1790) was an American polymath and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Franklin was a leading writer, printer, political philosopher, politician, Freemason, postmaster, scientist, inventor, humorist, civic […]
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