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My newest book #10 just became available on Amazon.
The book consists of poems and vignettes. Cost: Paperbook $9.99 Kindle $3

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New and Recent Site Additions

July 28, 2020: July Issue – Besides the traditional content, the newsletter includes two poems, The Flow and Sunrise. The pictures were taken during a trip a few years to Banff National Park.The vignettet provides more wisdom from Deng Ming-Dao.

June 27, 2020: The June Issue – Besides the traditional content, the newsletter includes two poems, Are We Welcomed? and Moments. The pictures are from throughout the State of Utah.

May 31, 2020: The May Issue Besides the traditional content, the newsletter includes two poems, The Human Spirit and Planning. I also had a lot of fun taking close-ups pictures of flowers in our yard. I also included two beautiful shots of crabapple trees.

April 26, 2020: The April Issue – We are all going through an experience like never before in our lifetime. Because I have been housebound for eight weeks, I was not able to do my usual jaunts to take pictures. Hence, I will use some from previous years. The two new, deeper poems are Transitions and The Infinity Pool. We also have a thoughtful guest vignette from James Magaw.

Other Recent Additions

Maui Issue focuses on our annual visit to Maui. There are an abundant of pictures and a video.There are three poems in this issue,The Eternal Leaf and Dr. Paul Lam. The vignette gives a brief history of the PJ.

Big Island Issue visits the Big Island. There are an abundant of pictures.There are two poems in this issue, Facebook Friend, Paradist Lost, and Only If.

This page placed under the Eternal Section contains much of my December Christmas issue. The first poem, Home for Christmas, was printed in the 100th PJ issue, 2009. It is a more traditional Christmas poem. The second poem, Moments, speaks to a greater universal lesson.

Western Ho Poems includes poetry, pictures, and recommendatkons on the beautiful state of Utah and the surrounding area. Click here to view the very extensive list. If you are interest in viewing the entire poetry list for this category, click here.


Hawaii Section includes poetry, pictures, and recommendations. Click here to view the Hawaii Index.




Cities & Specific Locations

Australia, Bali, Belgium, Bermuda, Canada, Danube River Cruise (Prague, Czech Repulic, Melk, Vienna, Bratslavia, and Budapest), England, France, Germany, Iceland, India, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Singapore, & Switzerland

Alaska, Arizona (Sedona, Havasu, Grand Canyon); California, Colorado, Florida Gulf Coast, Hawaiian Islands - Extensive coverage, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, New England, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming

Banff, Alberta; Bryce National Park, UT; Grand Junction, CO; Hilton Head, SC; Jasper; Key West & Ft. Lauderdale; Lake Erie area; Lake Louise; Lake Tahoe, Las Vegas; Madison, IN; Nashville; Park City & Midway areas; Schnormeier Gardens; Vancouver, Vancouver Is.; Washington, D.C.; Yellowstone/Grand Tetons; Yosemite; Zion National Park, & Capitol Reef; Thanksgiving Point Gardens (SLC), Wall Lake, UT; Traveling to and Glacier National Park, MT


To see the listing of guest poets click here.

A Bit of Site History

The site originally went online on December 20, 2000.

Poems of Hawaii and A Poem to A Graduate/Oregon Trail/A Toast annually receive the most hits.


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