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Happiness is the Smoochy Monster

Happiness is the Smoochy Monster Love is not singular except in syllable. ~ Marvin Taylor Life is a crazy and unpredictable thing, and although it is not easy to do, there often truly is a silver lining within the greyest … Continue reading

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Random Happiness – Videos: Inspiration, Kindness, Gratitude

Random Happiness – Videos: Inspiration, Kindness, Gratitude The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart ~ Helen Keller So tonight a collection of videos that … Continue reading

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Happiness is Burning Man: Coming Home

Happiness is Burning Man: Coming Home Happiness comes from…some curious adjustment to life ~ Hugh Walpole I wrote the piece below five years ago for a former blog of mine.  It’s about the depression many of us suffer when we … Continue reading

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Eight Characteristics of Happy People and How to Become One

Eight Characteristics of Happy People and How to Become One So tonight we start with 8 characteristics of happy people as presented by The Happiness Institute.  Characteristics are great, but how do you get to have these characteristics, so I’m linking … Continue reading

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Happiness & Deeply Loving

Happiness and Love Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own ― Robert A. Heinlein Each week I look for inspiration throughout the week for my posts, this week it came in … Continue reading

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Happiness & Selected Families

Happiness & Selected Families Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.  ~Marcel Proust Although your personal happiness depends first and foremost on you, others can help you … Continue reading

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Happiness, asking for what you really want

Happiness, asking for what you really want There are two things to aim at in life:  first, to get what you want; and after that, to enjoy it.  Only the wisest of mankind achieve the second.  ~Logan Pearsall Smith Recently … Continue reading

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Happiness and Family: Update

Happiness and Family: Update Today an update to a piece I wrote in 2012.  The first little update is my flock or gang, (depending on their moods), of nieces and nephews has grown from five to seven.  My brother and … Continue reading

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Trail Family Meeting on the Appalachian Trail

Trail Family Meeting on the Appalachian Trail Only one who wanders finds a new path ~ Norwegian Proverb So as I posted recently my friend Awesome is thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail.  We hiked together on the AT back in 2015 … Continue reading

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How to be Happy Everyday

How to be Happy Everyday Every Sunday morning I start out the day wondering what I will do for my Sunday night post.  I try to make these more reflective, a little more focused on my everyday life.  I try … Continue reading

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