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Happy Spring Blooms

Happy Spring Blooms You can cut all of the flowers but you can’t keep spring from coming. ~ Pablo Neruda The last week has brought some really spectacular spring weather to the Bay Area of California where I live. First, … Continue reading

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Happiness Moments: Woodstock 94

Happiness Moments: Woodstock 94 I’m going down to Yasgur’s Farm, Gonna join in a rock ‘n’ roll band, Got to get back to the land, Set my soul free ~ CSNY/Joni Mitchell So a new little writing experiment for the … Continue reading

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A Real Vacation – Part 1 (Anza-Borrego)

A Real Vacation – Part 1 (Anza-Borrego) We need time to defuse, to contemplate. Just as in sleep our brains relax and give us dreams, so at some time in the day we need to disconnect, reconnect, and look around … Continue reading

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Happiness Moments: Havasu Falls

Happiness Moments: Havasu Falls So a new little writing experiment for the blog. I’ve been wanting to find a way to do some free writing as practice. And I’ve been wanting to capture the moments in my life that have … Continue reading

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The Joys of Traveling Solo

The Joys of Traveling Solo It is far better to be alone, than in bad company. ~ George Washington So I was reading the San Francisco Chronicle the other day and this article popped up, no friends, no problem – … Continue reading

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Sometimes, Happiness is Avoidance

Sometimes, Happiness is Avoidance Happiness depends on ourselves ~ Aristotle Here at the Ministry of Happiness we have talked often about the necessity of facing your issues and dealing with them straight on. This is almost always the option and … Continue reading

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Happiness & Natural Quiet

Happiness & Natural Quiet A moment of silence is not inherently religious ~ Sandra Day O’Connor Today I want to talk about quiet which in itself sounds a bit contradictory.  The other night I was at a meeting and the … Continue reading

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Web Resources for Appalachian Trail (AT) & Other Hikers

Web Resources for Appalachian Trail (AT) & Other hikers In an effort to continue to beef up my Appalachian Trail (AT) resources page on the Ministry of Happiness site I decided on a snowy afternoon after shoveling to take a … Continue reading

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Great Quotes & Good Laughs

Great Quotes & Good Laughs Laughter is the sun that drives the winter from a human’s face ~ Victor Hugo So for my fun Friday post I’ve gotten a bit lazy this week and am posting a little early as  … Continue reading

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Don’t let disappointment steal your happiness

Don’t let disappointment steal your happiness When you have put all your faith in man and continue to be disappointed, don’t you hope there is something out of there that is not of human element? ~ Natalie Cole I grew … Continue reading

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