Whāia te iti kahurangi ki te tūohu koe me he maunga teitei.
Seek the treasure you value most dearly: if you bow your head, let it be to a lofty mountain.

Maori proverb


a chorus of birds from both sides (of the world) now
These things are ours for God creates within our soul a mystic sense of wonder that we may hear allegro…Read
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“Make one friend to last the rest of your life.”
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If you arrive at a final destination, it’s a sign that you’ve set your sights too low. – Friedrich Nietzsche
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TA audio narrative: Does orange make my butt look fat?
It's said that people fear public speaking - and looking ridiculous - more than death.
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Tenting tonight on the old camp ground. – Micki Simms
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