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About revmichaelkane

Reverend Michael Kane is a writer, photographer, educator, speaker, adventurer and a general sampler of life. His most recent book about hiking and happiness is Appalachian Trail Happiness available in soft cover and Kindle on Amazon

Havasu Falls, Two Days in Paradise

Havasu Falls – Two Days in Paradise The beautiful spring came; and when Nature resumes her loveliness, the human soul is apt to revive also. ~ Harriet Ann Jacobs It was time for an adventure and the one I had … Continue reading

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A Day in the Farallon Islands

A Day in the Farallon Islands In nature, light creates the color.  In the picture, color creates the light. ~ Hans Hofmann When I was a child, I saw a book on one of the end tables in my house … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to My Mother

Happy Birthday to My Mother This post is a couple of days late, but I’m ok with that since last week I actually flew to NY, hopped a train and had dinner for my mother for her birthday.  My mother, … Continue reading

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Happy Veterans Day

Happy Veterans Day There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty, that makes human nature rise above itself, in acts of bravery and heroism. ~ Alexander Hamilton Happy Veterans  Day my friends!  I am not a flag waving patriot, I feel … Continue reading

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The World’s Most Dangerous Reverend

The World’s Most Dangerous Reverend No great art has ever been created without the artist having known danger ~ Rainer Maria Rilke So the other night I got tagged in a Facebook post by my friend Mark who I hiked … Continue reading

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Traveling is Learning from Others

Traveling is Learning from Others I always encourage people to get out there, travel the world, see new things, experience new people, experience new food, experience new culture.  What happens is it helps you to grow and to be your … Continue reading

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A Happy Vacation

A Happy Vacation It’s good to be in your feelings, and it’s cool to be sad, and it’s cool to feel all of these feelings. ~Cuco So I took a quick vacation back east over the last few days.  It … Continue reading

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Great Quotes & Good Laughs

Great Quotes & Good Laughs Laughter is the sun that drives the winter from a human’s face ~ Victor Hugo So for my fun Friday post I’ve gotten a bit lazy this week and am posting a little early as  … Continue reading

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Happiness is Sculptural Weaving

Happiness is Sculptural Weaving The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance. ~ Aristotle As I mentioned in an earlier post and book review of the Happiness Habit, I recently attended … Continue reading

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Happiness is Concern for Others

Happiness is Concern for Others   Kindness can transform someone’s dark moment with a blaze of light. You’ll never know how much your caring matters. Make a difference for another today ~ Amy Leigh Mercree   Today was one of … Continue reading

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