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.

Happy Little Whale Watch

I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order. ~ John Burroughs I’ve written recently about being a bit in a funk, throughout the pandemic I’ve felt a bit lethargic, not really … Continue reading

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My COVID Times Diary: This was a test

There’s also some element of coming of age during the Reagan administration, which everybody has painted as some glorious time in America, but I remember as being a very, very dark time. There was apocalypse in the air; the punk … Continue reading

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What’s your purpose and passion?

The purpose of life is a life of purpose. ~ Robert Byrne Let’s start here, I have a very good life. I’m thankful for what I have, because even given all the work I’ve done to get where I am, … Continue reading

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The Simple Joys of Life

The Simple Joys of Life It’s been a long, complicated and hard year for most people. As life starts to come back to whatever we consider normal, I have found it difficult to figure out what I went to do … Continue reading

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Happiness Resources

Happiness Resources Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life. ~ Omar Khayham It’s been awhile since I’ve searched the web for articles and resources to help with all of our happiness. So tonight a little tour around … Continue reading

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Happiness Moments: Tainted Love

Happiness Moments: Tainted Love So I’m a day late for my weekly post, just didn’t have anything yesterday, to tell the truth, I still don’t. I’m a funny sort of writer, I’m much more inspired when things are bad then … Continue reading

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A True American Road Trip

A True American Road Trip I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move. ~ Robert Louis Stevenson So I disappeared for a couple of weeks and was basically … Continue reading

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Roswell! Roswell!! Roswell!!!

Roswell! Roswell!! Roswell!!! If an alien came down from Mars and saw us all taking selfies and the like, I think it’d up and leave. It’d think we were all mad. ~ Joe Cole Roswell! Roswell!! Roswell!!! I can’t remember … Continue reading

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We should all worry less

We should all worry less Life is too short to worry about anything.  You had better enjoy it because tomorrow promises nothing. ~ Eric Davis I’ve written before about how worry is the enemy of happiness.  In fact when I … Continue reading

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The Extra Magic of Getting Out of your Comfort Zone

The Extra Magic of Getting Out of your Comfort Zone My comfort zone is like a little bubble around me, and I’ve pushed it in different directions and made it bigger and bigger until these objectives that seemed totally crazy … Continue reading

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