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Hiking Happiness: Bear Creek Redwoods

Hiking Happiness: Bear Creek Redwoods Look deeper into nature, you’ll understand everything better ~ Albert Einstein So I have a friend who is visiting family back east and she left me with a couple of challenges before she went 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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Happiness is a really good story

Happiness is a really good story I have not ended up where I intended to go, but I think I ended up where I intended to be ~ Douglas Adams I moved to Knoxville, Tennessee in 1994 and very soon … 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 Giving: Gear Forward

Happiness is Giving: Gear Forward Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love. ~ Lao Tzu So today I want to draw your attention to an organization near and dear to my heart, … 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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A Virtual Guide to the Calaveras Redwood North Grove Hike

A Virtual Guide to the Calaveras Redwood North Grove Hike Keep close to Nature’s heart… and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.       … Continue reading

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Happiness on the Road: Anza-Borrego State Park

Happiness on the Road: Anza-Borrego State Park “It’s the oasis,” said the camel driver. “Well, why don’t we go there right now?” the boy asked. “Because we have to sleep.” ~ Paulo Coehlo, The Alchemist As many of you know … Continue reading

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Traveling Alone

Traveling Alone This is why I travel alone to places that challenge me and today has certainly been a challenge. Now this has to be kept in perspective, all of this is self imposed and I could take a taxi … Continue reading

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Happiness is Blue Poop

Happiness is Blue Poop Warning the next image you see will be poop, spoiler, it’s kind of blue-green. Wow, recently my life has changed in oh so many ways!  As I have chronicled here recently I cut short an extended … Continue reading

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