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Happiness and Technology

Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. ~ Arthur C. Clarke The impact of technology on human happiness is a subject of much debate. While some people argue that technology is making us more isolated and unhappy, others suggest … Continue reading

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Paying attention to time

Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind. ~ Nathaniel Hawthorne Recently I was having a conversation with a friend and we were remembering an event. I had, just the week before, been asked about the event by another … Continue reading

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Act on those positive thoughts

Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action. Your positive action combined with positive thinking results in success. ~ Benjamin Disraeli I’m sure I’m not alone in this, I’ll be walking through a store or … Continue reading

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A Happy Day in San Francisco

A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out. ~ Walter Winchell So last week I took a day off of work to spend the day with a couple of friends in San … Continue reading

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Getting back to a healthy even

To keep the body in good health is a duty‚Ķ otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear. ~ Buddha I have written often recently about the period of languishing I went through during the … Continue reading

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My guide to New Orleans

In New Orleans, we celebrate everything. It’s probably the only place you’ll see people dancing in a funeral home. ~ Trombone Shorty IN GENERAL I love New Orleans, I have often said it’s the only city I’ve felt truly comfortable … Continue reading

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Ode to a pair of shoes

Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world. ~ Marilyn Monroe Recently I decided to buy a new pair of Merrell hiking shoes. And when I finally unboxed the new shoes I took a look at … Continue reading

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A Happy Mardi Gras

You should celebrate the end of a love affair as they celebrate death in New Orleans, with songs, laughter, dancing and a lot of wine. ~ Francoise Sagan Mardi Gras in New Orleans is not just Fat Tuesday, Mardi Gras … Continue reading

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The Roller Coaster of Life

The truth is you don’t know what is going to happen tomorrow. Life is a crazy ride, and nothing is guaranteed. ~ Eminem Life is like standing in the surf. One minute your there, your feet solidly on the ground, … Continue reading

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A Happy week in the Nevada Desert

What makes the desert beautiful is that somewhere it hides a well. ~ Antoine de Saint-Exuper I spent Christmas this year in the Mojave Desert like I often do. However this year, instead of going to my usual haunt, Anza … Continue reading

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