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Happiness is Photography: Ireland

Happiness is Photography:  Ireland “In Ireland, you go to someone’s house, and she asks you if you want a cup of tea. You say no, thank you, you’re really just fine. She asks if you’re sure. You say of course … Continue reading

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Happiness and Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)

Happiness and Hypertension (High Blood Pressure) We often busy ourselves in order to forget the poignant and ephemeral nature of our lives. ~ Rev Kane High Blood Pressure In some ways, blood pressure is the bane of my existence.  I … 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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The World’s Most Dangerous Reverend

The World’s Most Dangerous Reverend No great art has ever been created without the artist having known danger ~ Rainer Maria Rilke So the other night I got tagged in a Facebook post by my friend Mark who I hiked … Continue reading

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Havasu Falls, Two Days in Paradise

Havasu Falls – Two Days in Paradise The beautiful spring came; and when Nature resumes her loveliness, the human soul is apt to revive also. ~ Harriet Ann Jacobs It was time for an adventure and the one I had … Continue reading

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A Happy Hiking Anniversary

A Happy Hiking Anniversary Come to the woods, for here is rest. There is no repose like that of the green deep woods. Of all the upness accessible to mortals, there is no upness comparable to the mountains. ~ Robert … Continue reading

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Dreams, Decisions and Moving Forward, Machu Picchu and Oaxaca

Dreams, Decisions and Moving Forward, Machu Picchu & Oaxaca A dream becomes a goal when action is taken toward its achievement ~ Bo Bennett Dreams It’s really important for people to have dreams, we all need something to look forward … 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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How to survive the first few days on the Appalachian Trail

How to survive the first few days on the Appalachian Trail Great works are performed not by strength but perseverance ~ Samuel Johnson Hiking the Appalachian Trail Thirty-two miles, that’s it, thirty-two miles. One of the things my friend Second … Continue reading

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Happiness is a Little Adventure

Happiness is a Little Adventure  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. ~ … Continue reading

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