Category Archives: personal happiness

Happiness is being prepared

Happiness is being prepared Tonight a bit of a different kind of post for the Ministry of Happiness. It’s been a weekend where we have had several small earthquakes in the Bay Area of California. While I didn’t feel any … Continue reading

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Happiness is Catching Leaves

Happiness is Catching Leaves It’s the simple things in life that are the most extraordinary; only wise men are able to understand them ~ Paulo Coelho It’s finally Fall, my favorite season of the year, the weather turns sunny but … Continue reading

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Living Your Choices

Living Your Choices Sooner or later, everyone sits down to a banquet of consequences. ~ Rev Kane I’m posting an older picture of me tonight, I personally think it’s one of the two best pictures ever taken of me.  It’s … Continue reading

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Happy Spring Blooms

Happy Spring Blooms You can cut all of the flowers but you can’t keep spring from coming. ~ Pablo Neruda The last week has brought some really spectacular spring weather to the Bay Area of California where I live. First, … Continue reading

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Happiness Moments: Woodstock 94

Happiness Moments: Woodstock 94 I’m going down to Yasgur’s Farm, Gonna join in a rock ‘n’ roll band, Got to get back to the land, Set my soul free ~ CSNY/Joni Mitchell So a new little writing experiment for the … Continue reading

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Simple Gratitude and Wisdom

Simple Gratitude and Wisdom It’s Superbowl Sunday and as I post this most people are watching the game.  I’ve heard this day referred to as an unofficial American holiday.  I’m honestly not all that interested in the outcome tonight, there … Continue reading

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A Real Vacation – Part 3 (up the coast)

A Real Vacation – Part 3 (up the coast) Recently I had my first vacation in a year, as I discussed in part1 (Anza Borrego) and part 2 (The Madonna Inn), a real vacation is the type where we actually … Continue reading

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A Real Vacation – Part 2 (The Madonna Inn)

A Real Vacation – Part 2 (The Madonna Inn) The other day I wrote the first part of this, A Real Vacation – Part 1 (Anza Borrego). And after three days of literally having my phone turned off I was … Continue reading

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Happiness is Poetry: Anne Sexton

Happiness is Poetry: Anne Sexton I’ve unfortunately gotten away from poetry over the last year.  First, in terms of my writing, I have distanced myself significantly from my muse.  Additionally, my life has been really good, I typically write from … Continue reading

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A Real Vacation – Part 1 (Anza-Borrego)

A Real Vacation – Part 1 (Anza-Borrego) We need time to defuse, to contemplate. Just as in sleep our brains relax and give us dreams, so at some time in the day we need to disconnect, reconnect, and look around … Continue reading

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