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.

Happiness and my Burning Man Adventure

Happiness and my Burning Man Adventure Instead of trying to make your life perfect, give yourself the freedom to make it an adventure, and go ever upward. ~ Drew Houston Shortly before my 40th birthday I made one of the … Continue reading

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The West Highland Way

The West Highland Way Everyone wants to live on top of  the mountain, but all of the growth and happiness occurs while you are climbing it. ~ Andy Rooney All of my 2018 West Highland Way posts in one spot, … Continue reading

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Walking in Oaxaca

Walking in Oaxaca He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche Originally posted October 30, 2018 So today I … Continue reading

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Happiness is Poetry: Anne Sexton

Happiness is Poetry: Anne Sexton I’ve unfortunately gotten away from poetry over the last year.  First, in terms of my writing, I have distanced myself significantly from my muse.  Additionally, my life has been really good, I typically write from … Continue reading

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The Great Glen Way

The Great Glen Way Nature is not a place to visit, it is home. ~ Gary Snyder All of my Great Glen Way posts in one spot,I hope you enjoy and have a happy day my friends. ~ Rev Kane … Continue reading

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Happiness Moments: The National Anthem

Happiness Moments: The National Anthem Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used … Continue reading

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A Nice Quiet Thanksgiving Weekend

A Nice Quiet Thanksgiving Weekend If you’re not able to sit down and do nothing for 1 hour, you’re addicted to stimulation, and you will never attain true happiness. ~ Robert Celner I had some grand plans for the Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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Happiness is Swimming with Whale Sharks

Happiness is Swimming with Whale Sharks The very basic core of a man’s living spirit is his passion for adventure.          ~ Christopher McCandless Update: Trixie the Whale Shark pictured above has unfortunately died, very sad, she was a gentle and … Continue reading

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Happiness is Poetry: Peter McWilliams

Happiness is Poetry: Peter McWilliams Desire happiness, aspire to gratitude, long for health, crave compassion, seek satisfaction, lust after God, however & whatever you perceive God to be, want to love yourself, others & everything around you more and more … Continue reading

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My Annual Thanksgiving Day Hike – 2020

My Annual Thanksgiving Day Hike – 2020 There are some good things to be said about walking. Not many, but some. Walking takes longer, for example, than any other known form of locomotion except crawling. Thus it stretches time and … Continue reading

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