Category Archives: personal happiness

Change is the only Constant

Change is the only Constant Just when I think I have the way to live, life changes ~ Hugh Prather Hello friends, man it’s been a busy few weeks and it’s not quite over yet.  I’ve been very busy at … Continue reading

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Musings on a Sunday Night

Musings on a Sunday Night Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before.                     ~ Edgar Alan Poe … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Afraid to be Happy

Don’t Be Afraid to be Happy I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And … Continue reading

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Happiness is a Book Club

Happiness is a Book Club There is nothing to writing. You just sit down at a typewriter and bleed.          ~ Rev Kane So, several months before I had published my book, Appalachian Trail Happiness, I got a note from a … Continue reading

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Two Days in Paradise

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 set my sights … Continue reading

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Happiness is a Little Adventure

Happiness is a Little Adventure  We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open. ~ … Continue reading

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Happiness can be a Rollercoaster

Happiness can be a Roller Coaster We tend to forget that happiness doesn’t come as a result of getting something we don’t have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have. ~ Frederick Keonig Ahh the best laid … Continue reading

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Happiness is a really good story

Happiness is a really good story I have not ended up where I intended to go, but I think I ended up where I intended to be ~ Douglas Adams I moved to Knoxville, Tennessee in 1994 and very soon … Continue reading

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Sometimes You Just Need a Weekend

Sometimes You Just Need a Weekend There is virtue in work and there is virtue in rest. Use both and overlook neither. ~ Alan Cohen Over the last couple of weeks I’ve detailed that I’ve been struggling a bit lately.  … Continue reading

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Yes you can, be happy!

Yes you can, be happy! 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 just tanks.  When … Continue reading

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