Author Archives: Michael Kane

About Michael Kane

Michael Kane is a writer, photographer, educator, speaker, adventurer and a general sampler of life. His books on hiking and poetry are available in soft cover and Kindle on Amazon.

I Love the Fall

Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns. ~ George Eliot I love fall, there’s a smell on the air that always says … Continue reading

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Don’t lose the precious things

Ordinary riches can be stolen; real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things that cannot be taken from you. ~ Oscar Wilde I wrote the poem below, Precious Things, last week and it’s what I want to talk … Continue reading

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A Day of Rest

So, if you’ve been following this blog you know that recently I’ve been talking about some of the struggles I’ve been having. As I continue to climb out of the well of depression, there are simple things that I always … Continue reading

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I Miss Burning Man

We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open. ~ Jawaharlal Nehru So maybe because … Continue reading

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Nobody is happy all of the time

So I missed my Sunday night post for the first time in a quite some time. My apologies to those of you who look for that post on Sunday night or Monday morning. The fact is I was on the … Continue reading

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A Critical Reminder

Forgive me tonight friends as I take a very circular route to get to where I want to go. About thirty years ago, Christ is it really thirty years?! I woke up one morning and headed for the kitchen in … Continue reading

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Breathe, Make the Best of Things

There isn’t a lot of good news available these days. The pandemic is ramping up again in the US with COVID rates, particularly in the Southeast hitting some of the highest rates we’ve seen. This has taken the joy out … Continue reading

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Back to school, go easy and a new project

Nothing in the universe can stop you from letting go and starting over. ~ Gary Finley So tonight a grab bag of things to talk about, going back to school, going easy on yourself and a new project I’m working … Continue reading

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Build a new better and happier you

It’s never too late, to be who you might have been. ~ George Eliot I love the picture because of the idea of transformation that is encompassed by a ripped and bulked out minion. But I don’t just want to … Continue reading

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Something I’ve never done before

So today I did something I’ve never done before and it felt pretty good. I achieved a goal I’ve been chasing for a time. In March of 2020 I went to Mardi Gras, sure we’d been hearing about COVID 19 … Continue reading

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