Category Archives: Happiness is Adventure

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 Originally published, February 2018 I have never been able … 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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Yes you can, be happy!

Yes you can, be happy! Originally published 12/2018 Each fresh peak ascended teaches something. ~ Sir Martin Convay As I wrote about last week I’ve been struggling a bit lately.  I’m someone, like a lot of you, whose mood sometimes … Continue reading

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My Best Hiking Posts

My Best Hiking Posts So tonight a selection of my best hiking posts just in time for what would normally be my annual Thanksgiving morning hike.  This year, based in Oaxaca, Mexico Thanksgiving will be quite different, it’s not a … 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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Remember, We All Want to be Happy

Remember, We All Want to be Happy Peace cannot be kept by force, it can only be achieved by understanding.       ~ Albert Einstein I don’t normally do politically oriented posts on this blog and this will likely be a one … Continue reading

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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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Petra: Happiness in a 2300 Year Old City

Petra: Happiness in a 2300 Year Old City Petra is a brilliant display of man’s artistry in turning barren rock into a majestic wonder. ~ Edward Dawson In the Jordan Desert, there is a 2300 year old city that westerns … 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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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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