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About alohapromisesforever

Writer, poet, musician, surfer, father of two princesses and husband to Ally Romani.

Here In This Age of Wonder

Here In This Age of Wonder by Michael Romani Here in this age of wonder Mankind dreams much and then blunders Governments desperately try to lead In words, actions and in deeds Yet, with all of this going on Some … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Enlighten

I am not a huge advocate for living life by discontentment But, I think we need to pause and reconsider the Enlightenment Certainly, there is good cause to keep toward the rational It is often wiser and results in better … Continue reading

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Thought For Today: The Modern World Requires Personal Initiative and Adaptability

“A society which is mobile, which is full of channels for the distribution of a change occurring anywhere, must see to it that its members are educated to personal initiative and adaptability. Otherwise, they will be overwhelmed by the changes … Continue reading

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First Principles: Morality Rests In the Family

“The foundation of national morality must be laid in private families.” —John Adams (1778)      

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Sonic Gems – Stevie Ray Vaughn – The Sky Is Crying

The fifth and final studio album by Stevie Ray Vaughn and Double Trouble.  These previously unreleased songs were finalized and produced by Jimmie Vaughn in an effort to get the title track out to the public.  That should be all … Continue reading

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A Renewal of Vows Yet To Be Spoken

A Renewal of Vows Yet To Be Spoken by Michael Romani The price for my sins Comes back to haunt me again And again…and yet again Until, I cannot pretend That I’ll ever be the same And while, I have … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics – On Old Age – Cicero

“The works of Nature must all be accounted good.” In approximately 44 BC, Cicero was starting to get a little older and thinking on things like older guys often do only more eloquently put.  From this resulted the essay, On Old … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Expect

It wasn’t something that one might expect Nor anything that I’d ever want to reject But to see a lady playing tuba to Buddha Was one of those moments that can really move ya I mean if you’re into music … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Error Is Often Replaced By Another Error…

“The world always makes the assumption that the exposure of an error is identical with the discovery of truth — that the error and truth are simply opposite. They are nothing of the sort. What the world turns to, when … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Judiciary Is Not Meant To Override the Other Branches

“[T]he opinion which gives to the judges the right to decide what laws are constitutional and what not, not only for themselves, in their own sphere of action, but for the Legislature and Executive also in their spheres, would make … Continue reading

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