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A New Years Celebration Where Time Begins in Tonga

A New Years Celebration Where Time Begins in Tonga

The first country in the world to greet the New Year, each and every year, is Tonga in the South Pacific. That is because it lies very close to the 180th parallel (12 hours ahead of Greenwich). It sits directly on the International Dateline.

The Artist, Grandma Moses

The Artist, Grandma Moses

A German proverb says, “The oldest trees often bear the sweetest fruit”. Besides my own Grandmother Anderson, an amazing self-taught artist, Grandma Moses, truly inspires me.

My Favorite Yoga Pose

My Favorite Yoga Pose

According to an online survey done by yogasite.com, most yoga enthusiasts see yoga as a mental and/or physical fitness program while the rest of them see it as a spiritual discipline.

Italian Desserts to Live and Die For

Italian Desserts to Live and Die For: "You may think you already know all about Italian food. Almost daily you make spaghetti, lasagna and pizza for your family. You may also cook most everything in olive oil and use plenty of garlic. However, you have not really lived until you have tasted these scrumptious Italian desserts."

Orchard to Business Center in Orem, Utah

Orchard to Business Center in Orem, Utah

Many years ago, my parents moved our family from a tiny little farm town in Fairview, Utah to Orem, Utah. This is where I attended elementary school, junior high and high school, held my first job, and got married; hence the majority of my developmental years were spent in Orem.

Travel to Rotorua, New Zealand

Travel to Rotorua, New Zealand

A trip to the land of the long white cloud would not be complete without visiting the enchanting place called Rotorua. Adventurous people will enjoy the geothermal forces, biking trails, walking tracks and Maori art and culture available all in one place. There are 16 lakes, tall redwood trees and miles of endless activities for families and individuals alike.

Digital Art - Is it Really Art?

Digital Art - Is it Really Art?

Most people think art has to involve a brush, paint and a canvas. But today there are so many more forms of art.

Liana and Ruth in tonga

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Temple plantation

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How lucky we are to be able to have a garden so close to the Laie Hawaii Temple.

Electronic Gadgets for Christmas

Electronic Gadgets for Christmas

An electronic gadget is probably at the top on everyone’s list for Christmas. This is the season to buy a gift that can be used all year long.

Electronic Gadgets for Christmas

Man, You Have Come A Long Way Baby

Money: Yours, Mine or Ours?

Money: Yours, Mine or Ours?

Financial Matters and Marriage

How to backup digital photos while on vacation

How to backup digital photos while on vacation

How to Backup Digital Photos While On Vacation

Best Beauty Tips for Women

Best Beauty Tips for Women

Experts give beauty advise for women

Twittering and Blogging Has Gotten Out of Hand

Twittering and Blogging Has Gotten Out of Hand

The whole twitter, blogging, article writing thing has gotten out of hand. If you want to write, you have to promote yourself using those avenues to get recognized.

Write a Welcome Christmas Letter This Year

Write a Welcome Christmas Letter This Year

Christmas seems to come around faster each year. What did you and your family accomplish this year? Do you really want to share it all with all your friends and relatives? Are they really interested in the details of your life or would it be enough just to let them know you are still alive?

Favorite Art Quotes

Favorite Art Quotes

I have been collecting art quotes for some time now. I recently used my graphics design knowledge to make them into art pieces. Hope you enjoy them. You are welcome to copy if you are into art.

Pictures from the North Shore of Oahu

Pictures from the North Shore of Oahu

I carry my digital camera with me all the time. Living on the North Shore offers many opportunities to use it. Besides so many beautiful plants, there are spectacular scenes and cast-off cars and ruins within a few minutes drive of where I live. Here are a few of them.