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Invincible Summer

Invincible Summer

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“In the midst of winter, I found there was, within me, an invincible summer.

And that makes me happy. For it says that no matter how hard the world pushes against me, within me, there’s something stronger – something better, pushing right back.”

Albert Camus

For Gin, who taught me the Blessings of life.

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Everyday is a Good Day

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Everyday is a good day
each moment a blessing,
each breath a prayer of thanksgiving

Just as the sun lay to rest
with Grace,
Strength,
Courage and
Love

In my heart, with you
everyday is the best day.

As the day ends the skyline of Boston was a glorious perfection. Its magic light suspended the burning sun who’s going to leave.

Together they traveled many miles and like floating clouds will drift apart. There will be no tears for no one is gone. The days will be silent not forgotten for as long as each sacred moonlight glow. Only happy times linger just as the sun rises.

The memory of that day with Gin & John will forever be with me. That day was a good day !

 

For Gin

© drakiey 2015

 

 

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Finishing

Toronto, Canada -  Scotia Waterfront Marathon 2014
                                                         Toronto, Canada – Scotia Waterfront Marathon 2014
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“When you think you have given it all, when you don’t even have the strength to stand tall, think of it as just the beginning, of the pain you will endure until finishing.”

Stratofortress

 

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Stratofortress

Please be patient.

I am an aged relic, a distant memory.

A witness to cycles of defeat and glory

Through unfriendly skies,

I rise again

for one more roll in the distant horizon.

© djmrakiey 2014 / All rights reserved

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The Boeing B-52 Stratofortress is a long-range, subsonicjet-powered strategic bomber. The B-52 was designed and built by Boeing, which has continued to provide support and upgrades. It has been operated by the United States Air Force (USAF) since the 1950s. The bomber is capable of carrying up to 70,000 pounds (32,000 kg) of weapons. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boeing_B-52_Stratofortress

Boeing B52 D Stratofortress

The B-52 is considered the longest servicing front-line military aircraft in aviation history. With air-to-air refueling, B52s are truly a global aircraft and have flown nonstop around the world, some 24000 miles. B-52 bombers were considered the weapon the enemy feared most in the Vietnam War. B-52Ds would fly too high to be seen or heard, dropping over one hundred 500lbs bombs each.

The BUFFs (Big Ugly Fat Fellows) have survived wars, modernization and remained in the active Air Force Inventory for almost 50 years.

 

55-0679 is on Loan from the US Air Force Museum – March Airfield Air Museum, CA

 

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The Sun Life’s Nourishment

Sta. Monica Pier CA
Sta. Monica Pier CA

The Sun

Life’s Nourishment

Learn from our sun

It is light.

Look at the beauty in the world.

It is a creative force of great strength,

courage and hope.

At the start of day,

Close your eyes,

Bask in its light,

Imagine your soul ascending alongside it.

Without the sun’s golden light,

the spirit suffers.

When we take time to bask in the sun our spirit soars.

radiant in its Blessings.

© djmrakiey 2013 / All rights reserved