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Fear is Killing Your Happiness

Fear is Killing Your Happiness We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark, the real tragedy is when men are afraid of the light ~ Plato One of the biggest problems I see in society these … Continue reading

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Getting Older Ain’t for Cowards

Getting Older Ain’t for Cowards Enjoy yourself it’s later than you think ~ Chinese Proverb I had an interesting day on Monday.  Of course there is a quote, that most people consider a curse, may you live in interesting times. … Continue reading

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Traveling Alone

Traveling Alone This is why I travel alone to places that challenge me and today has certainly been a challenge. Now this has to be kept in perspective, all of this is self imposed and I could take a taxi … Continue reading

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Happiness is Not Safety

Happiness is Not Safety The quote above has been flowing around the internet and possibly truer words have never been spoken. If you don’t move forward, take chances, risk yourself in some way, you stagnate. True, you revert to a … Continue reading

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On the Road: Cross Country – Flowers and Mountains

On the Road: Cross Country – Flowers and Mountains I like too many things and get all confused and hung-up running from one falling star to another till I drop. This is the night, what it does to you.   … Continue reading

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Happiness and the Extraterrestrial Highway

Happiness and the Extraterrestrial Highway Is E.T. out there? Well, I work at the SETI Institute. That’s almost my name. SETI: Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence. In other words, I look for aliens, and when I tell people that at a … Continue reading

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Coming to the End of the Road

Coming to the End of the Road From the end spring new beginnings ~ Pliny the Elder Well I am in the middle of my ninth month on the road.  Job applications are being submitted, hopefully soon, I’ll start interviewing … Continue reading

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My Polar Bear Adventure

My Polar Bear Adventure Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is … Continue reading

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Happiness, Mindfulness & Decisions

Happiness, Mindfulness & Decisions Make bold choices and make mistakes. It’s all those things that add up to the person you become. ~ Angelina Jolie It’s been a confusing couple of weeks for me, of course it’s also been an … Continue reading

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Are you ready for your Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike

Are you ready for your Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike You need special shoes for hiking — and a bit of a special soul as well. ~ Terri Guillemets So you want to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail? First off, congratulations and good … Continue reading

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