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A Critical Reminder

Forgive me tonight friends as I take a very circular route to get to where I want to go. About thirty years ago, Christ is it really thirty years?! I woke up one morning and headed for the kitchen in … Continue reading

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Happiness is Poetry: Anne Sexton

Happiness is Poetry: Anne Sexton I’ve unfortunately gotten away from poetry over the last year.  First, in terms of my writing, I have distanced myself significantly from my muse.  Additionally, my life has been really good, I typically write from … Continue reading

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Are you living or existing?

Are you living or existing? At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want. ~ Lao Tzu We focus here at the Ministry of Happiness on how to … Continue reading

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My COVID Times Diary: Hope and Death

My COVID Times Diary: Hope and Death We have always held to the hope, the belief, the conviction that there is a better life, a better world, beyond the horizon. ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt Pale death beats equally at the … Continue reading

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My COVID Times Diary – Do we get it now?

My COVID Times Diary – Do we get it now? Originally published July 20, 2020 When the coronavirus first struck the United States earlier this year, there was a large amount of incredulity from the President on down to the … Continue reading

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Voices from the Past

Voices from the past Originally posted Oct, 2018 The most beautiful things are not associated with money; they are memories and moments.  If you don’t celebrate those, they can pass you by. ~ Alek Wek My maternal grandfather and I … Continue reading

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My COVID Times Diary – Accepting Death

My COVID Times Diary – Accepting Death Original post date 6/16/2020 Many people misunderstood the reason for the shelter in place that most of us ended up in during March.  The point was to slow the rate of the outbreak, … Continue reading

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The Reason for the Season

The Reason for the Season Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more. ~ H. Jackson Brown Tonight my friends I am sharing with you a very difficult and special post.  This morning an … Continue reading

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Photographing, Montjuic Cemetery – Part 1

Photographing, Montjuic Cemetery – Part 1 Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving.  What you have captured on film is captured forever…it remembers the little things long after you have forgotten everything. ~ Aaron Siskind I love … Continue reading

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Happiness is Granny

Happiness is Granny Bad things do happen; how I respond to them defines my character and the quality of my life. I can choose to sit in perpetual sadness, immobilized by the gravity of my loss, or I can choose … Continue reading

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