There is a flash flood warning in effect on Kauai. Rains pour down, bridges close, and Merlin (our little chick) is still gone without a trace.

There is a noticeable void here without our feathered friend. His little trills and watchful eyes. The sweet nature he exuded. He was one rare bird.

This past weekend, the Bohemian and I watched the movie “Vanilla Sky“, Cameron Crowe‘s 2001 adaptation of Alejandro Amenábar‘s “Abre los Ojos” (Open Your Eyes).

Says the character who has seen a lot of disappointment, to the one who has lived a more silver spoon existence:

“…one day you’ll know what love truly is. It’s the sour and the sweet. And I know sour, which allows me to appreciate the sweet.”

To the sweet and sour of life…



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