Category Archives: Happiness is Adventure

Happiness with the Bedouin: Wadi Rum

Happiness with the Bedouin: Wadi Rum If life gets tight, loosen it by travel – Bedouin Proverb I’m a wanderer, I don’t stay in once place very long, I never have.  I’m incredibly comfortable traveling, I’m someone who truly believes … 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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A Happy Hiking Anniversary

A Happy Hiking Anniversary Come to the woods, for here is rest. There is no repose like that of the green deep woods. Of all the upness accessible to mortals, there is no upness comparable to the mountains. ~ Robert … Continue reading

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Dreams, Decisions and Moving Forward, Machu Picchu and Oaxaca

Dreams, Decisions and Moving Forward, Machu Picchu & Oaxaca A dream becomes a goal when action is taken toward its achievement ~ Bo Bennett Dreams It’s really important for people to have dreams, we all need something to look forward … Continue reading

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How to survive the first few days on the Appalachian Trail

How to survive the first few days on the Appalachian Trail Great works are performed not by strength but perseverance ~ Samuel Johnson Hiking the Appalachian Trail Thirty-two miles, that’s it, thirty-two miles. One of the things my friend Second … 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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Happiness is Floating on the Dead Sea

Happiness is Floating on the Dead Sea If you don’t love the sea, the sun, all the simple pleasures, what sort of life are you going to have? ~ Marty Rubin I have never been able to float on my … 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 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 So on passing through Atlanta a couple of months ago I was considering going to the Georgia … Continue reading

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Adventure and Travel Make You Happy

Adventure and Travel Make You Happy The world is a book and  those who do not travel have only read a single page ~ Saint Augustine So it’s a bit of a lazy Sunday night for me tonight, work last … Continue reading

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