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Happiness is Not Safety

Happiness is Not Safety Originally posted April, 2019 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, … Continue reading

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Yes you can, be happy!

Yes you can, be happy! Originally published 12/2018 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 … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Afraid to be Happy

Don’t Be Afraid to be Happy I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And … 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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Happiness is Swimming with Whale Sharks

Happiness is Swimming with Whale Sharks The very basic core of a man’s living spirit is his passion for adventure.          ~ Christopher McCandless So on passing through Atlanta a couple of months ago I was considering going to the Georgia … Continue reading

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On Burning Man & The Appalachian Trail

On Burning Man & The Appalachian Trail   If you are unwilling to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary ~ Jim Rohn       First a little background, I am currently off the trail … Continue reading

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Remember, We All Want to be Happy

Remember, We All Want to be Happy Peace cannot be kept by force, it can only be achieved by understanding.       ~ Albert Einstein I don’t normally do politically oriented posts on this blog and this will likely be a one … 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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Get a little Joy in Your Life

Get a little Joy in Your Life We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think.  When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves. ~ Buddha One of the most joyous days of … Continue reading

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We all have to stop being afraid

We all have to stop being afraid Curiosity will conquer fear even more than bravery will. ~ James Stephen Everyone is afraid There is a lot of desolation out in cyberspace, a lot of destructive language.  I mean the idea … Continue reading

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