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About revmichaelkane

Michael Kane is an educator, change agent, adventurer and general sampler of life.

How to be Happy Everyday

How to be Happy Everyday Every Sunday morning I start out the day wondering what I will do for my Sunday night post.  I try to make these more reflective, a little more focused on my everyday life.  I try … Continue reading

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Happiness and Missing Some Perfect Days

Happiness and Missing Some Perfect Days I don’t like nostalgia, unless it’s mine. ~ Lou Reed Today I’m allowing myself a bit of nostalgia, I’ve been back in the default world for a little over a month now.  I’m adapting, … Continue reading

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Sometimes Happiness is hard…

Sometimes Happiness is hard… You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty. ~ Mahatma Gandhi This is not my normal type of … Continue reading

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Happiness is Independence

Happiness is Independence I ask only to be free.  The butterflies are free. ~ Charles Dickens I thought, given today is Independence Day in the United States, I would write about being free.  If you read this blog you know … Continue reading

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Happiness is a Choice

Happiness is a Choice Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain… To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make mistakes and choices – today I … Continue reading

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Happiness is Living in the High Desert

Happiness is Living in the High Desert Water, water, water….There is no shortage of water in the desert but exactly the right amount , a perfect ratio of water to rock, water to sand, insuring that wide free open, generous … Continue reading

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Happiness and the Extraterrestrial Highway

Happiness and the Extraterrestrial Highway Is E.T. out there? Well, I work at the SETI Institute. That’s almost my name. SETI: Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence. In other words, I look for aliens, and when I tell people that at a … Continue reading

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On Hiking Alone

On Hiking Alone I really like this quote, thanks to my sister for sharing it with me. There has been a lot of talk in comment sections, in the NY Times and on Social Media about the woman who died … Continue reading

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Happiness is Art: Some of My Favorite Poets

Happiness is Art: Some of My Favorite Poets An intellectual says a simple thing in a hard way.  An artist says a hard thing in a simple way. ~ Charles Bukowski Happiness is Poetry: Bukowski Even More Bukowski At the … Continue reading

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Happiness is Staying Calm

Happiness is Staying Calm To be happy at home is the ultimate result of all ambition, the end to which every enterprise and labor tends, and of which every desire prompts the prosecution.                    ~ Samuel Johnson So I’ve finally moved … Continue reading

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