Category Archives: personal happiness

Happiness and my Burning Man Adventure

Happiness and my Burning Man Adventure Instead of trying to make your life perfect, give yourself the freedom to make it an adventure, and go ever upward. ~ Drew Houston Shortly before my 40th birthday I made one of the … 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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Happiness Moments: The National Anthem

Happiness Moments: The National Anthem Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used … Continue reading

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A Nice Quiet Thanksgiving Weekend

A Nice Quiet Thanksgiving Weekend If you’re not able to sit down and do nothing for 1 hour, you’re addicted to stimulation, and you will never attain true happiness. ~ Robert Celner I had some grand plans for the Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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Happiness is Poetry: Peter McWilliams

Happiness is Poetry: Peter McWilliams Desire happiness, aspire to gratitude, long for health, crave compassion, seek satisfaction, lust after God, however & whatever you perceive God to be, want to love yourself, others & everything around you more and more … Continue reading

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My Annual Thanksgiving Day Hike – 2020

My Annual Thanksgiving Day Hike – 2020 There are some good things to be said about walking. Not many, but some. Walking takes longer, for example, than any other known form of locomotion except crawling. Thus it stretches time and … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving No one who achieves success does so without acknowledging the help of others. The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude. ~ Alfred North Whitehead Happy Thanksgiving!  Most of us were taught a lovely fairy-tale about the … Continue reading

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Ask yourself this…!

Ask yourself this…! A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer. ~ Bruce Lee Hello my friends, tonight a list of questions that have been floating around on the … Continue reading

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Giving is Kindness and Applied Gratitude

Giving is Kindness and Applied Gratitude Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love. ~ Lao Tzu We’re well into the month of November, truly one of my favorite months for a lot … Continue reading

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Appalachian Trail Happiness: My Favorite Little Hiker

Appalachian Trail Happiness: My Favorite Little Hiker As a child, one has that magical capacity to move among the many eras of the earth; to see the land as an animal does; to experience the sky from the perspective of … Continue reading

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