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.

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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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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