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Traveling is Learning from Others

Traveling is Learning from Others I always encourage people to get out there, travel the world, see new things, experience new people, experience new food, experience new culture.  What happens is it helps you to grow and to be your … Continue reading

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A Really Wonderful Day – Mexico

A Really Wonderful Day – Mexico Exploration is really the essence of the human spirit. ~ Frank Borman The Institute I’m studying Spanish at has two tours they support, a Saturday tour that I did last weekend.  That tour goes … 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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Happiness is Continuous Improvement

Happiness is Continuous Improvement Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning. ~ Benjamin Franklin So recently I’ve been thinking a lot about the phrase continuous quality improvement.  It has a lot of … Continue reading

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Moving Forward, Progress and Happiness in Oaxaca

Moving Forward, Progress and Happiness in Oaxaca Progress lies not in improving what is, but in advancing toward what will be. ~ Khalil Gibran So I’ve been in Oaxaca almost six weeks.  The first two weeks were all about being … Continue reading

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Eating in Oaxaca

Eating in Oaxaca One of the absolute joys of Oaxaca is the food and it’s amazing on a lot of fronts.  There is of course the excitement of the strange, they use insects here, as in many parts of the … Continue reading

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Adventure & Happiness

Adventure & Happiness 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. ~ Jawaharlal Nehru … Continue reading

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My Best Hiking Posts

My Best Hiking Posts So tonight a selection of my best hiking posts just in time for what would normally be my annual Thanksgiving morning hike.  This year, based in Oaxaca, Mexico Thanksgiving will be quite different, it’s not a … Continue reading

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Friends on the Road

My 2018 Adventure – Friends on the Road I have wandered all of my life and also traveled; the difference between the two being this, that we wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment. ~ Hilaire Belloc My 2018 … Continue reading

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Learning like a child

Learning like a child Curiosity is the wick of the candle of learning. ~ William Arthur Ward I suddenly really have a lot of respect for three year-olds.  Because you see, in terms of learning Spanish right now, I’m basically … Continue reading

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