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Life is an Art- Learning to Recycle, Reduce and Reuse


Our building was transported by trailer truck like this, but it was larger. 

Life and living is an art which takes practice and learning. I am one of many people who believes in challenging myself to Recycle, Reduce, and Reuse.   For practical purposes my definition of the 3 R’s is basically to conserve resources and save money. This is the first of two posts on the wonderful benefits of recycling as a way of life.

Without realizing it, I learned the most about the 3 R’s of Recycle, Reduce, and Reuse as I began my teaching career in education, when a Catholic priest and I began an early child center at a church in Honolulu, just a block from my home.  It was in 1978 that Father Joseph Turk, the pastor of a large parish in our suburban community decided to embark on his next big project. I had a chance…

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Aloha, Everyone! I’ve started a new blog that is ‘A Journal About Art and Life’. I hope to bring together my interests in art with my faith in God and my philosophy of life. So come and visit ‘ART with ALOHA’- ‘ART with LOVE’!



Welcome to all my viewers from ‘God’s Enduring Love’ and to all the new folks who’ve come to visit my new blogsite.  No, I have not abandoned my other blog started in 2012, but I thought I should separate my hobby for those with interest in art.  I hope to journal here and also chronicle my journey into the world of art with vignettes that are both literary and artistic.   At the same time I hope that I can share with you the source of all of my inspiration which is my faith in God.  In the meanwhile, bear with me as I try to get this new site going!

So why did I choose  ‘Art with Aloha for my blog name?  I’m glad you asked!  It means ‘Art with LOVE.  In Hawaii, another meaning for ‘Aloha‘ besides…

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