Hong Kong a year later…according to my brain as of late
“Here and there and every where.
The bustle, the travel, the hustle, the flow.
The ebb of the tide, the flow of the roll,
the glow of this city’s lights.
Entrancing, never letting go.”
A poet, I am not. I shall leave that genre of the written word to my father, however, I may tilt my pen towards the muse of rhyme from time to time…
“Reflections 365 days later…”
Life in this city was astounding, loud, noisy, enticing, invigorating, crowded, thrilling, overwhelming, amazing, and technologically fascinating.
The circumstances in which I went to Hong Kong were dire. Traveling to visit a loved one fighting the battle of a life time was so overwhelming, and humbling. I couldn’t wait to sit at my sister’s side, hold her hand, and give her hugs all…the…day…. long.
We did all of these things.
And so much more.
I provide for you a visual imagery of some of the things we saw, felt, touched, and experienced together.
Life is so precious. Remind yourself to appreciate the little moments. BREATHE, reflect, and appreciate.
Every day is a struggle, every day is a gift, every day there will be a whole bundle of tumult rolled into a package we call life.
When I arrived on Halloween, we wore matching wigs as a necessity of course. “Hi there, yes we are sisters, yessss….we are wearing wigs, thank you for staring. Good day sir.”
This view from a high rise building where I waited while she attended healing yoga for cancer patients astounded me. This is a really large city. I am jet lagged. I sat down and faced another direction because I got dizzy so quickly.
Hello peaceful turtles in Hong Kong park. 🙂 I did a little jig when I saw turtles, because I mean, TURTLES!
This is my beautiful nephew, we take selfies, yes he’s cuter than me. Shhh, don’t tell him though, it’ll go to his head. 😉 JK!
There was this waffle place, when one sees a waffle place, one stops to eat of course. He even posed for a photo patiently before digging in.
Photo session on the bus back home after synagogue. This took 3 photos to actually capture all of our heads, but I mean who was counting?! It was so much fun. Except for the part as we went to get off 2 blocks before our stop, and we waited 12 minutes because of traffic….. 🙂 thank you Hong Kong.
After a long morning of chemo, we took a walk through the park to get sunshine and matched with our smiles.
What caught my attention was the first two bold printed lines. My brain role played back as follows, “Yes, you have my attention, awesomeness, I’m interested…”
My first panorama attempt at a fancy posh-y soccer/ dare I say football field. Thank you brother in law. 🙂
I like this quote today, “Don’t find fault, find a remedy!”
I took a lot of bathroom photos. My brother in law thought this was quite strange. What can I say? I’m pretty strange…that’s an understatement.
I was really interested in this pink wig option. She didn’t feel it was an every day look though…. Beautiful salon visit to help with a wig adjustment. Loved those stylists.
Colorful and lovely back drop of the H.K. smog-city sky line.
These photos are included…just because they are funny and we were laughing. 🙂
The photo list could go on and on. I’ll reflect more later at some point. Sparkle on friends!