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Free ebook on Amazon: Appalachian Trail Happiness

Free ebook on Amazon: Appalachian Trail Happiness Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing about. ~ Benjamin Franklin I’m running a 72 hour free ebook promotion on Amazon for my book Appalachian Trail Happiness.  Promotion starts this … Continue reading

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Take a Hike in Armstrong Woods

Take a Hike in Armstrong Woods Mountains are the cathedrals where I practice my religion                                      ~ Anatoli Boukreev Armstrong Woods I used Armstrong Woods in Northern California as one of my training spots before my Appalachian Trail hike two years … Continue reading

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Believe in Yourself and Be Happy

Believe in Yourself and Be Happy Believe in yourself!  Have faith in your abilities!  Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you can’t be happy or successful ~ Norman Vincent Peale I’ve been trying to be more … Continue reading

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Appalachian Trail Happiness, the Book

Appalachian Trail Happiness, the Book Please forgive my shameless plug tonight but I wanted to provide all of the purchasing information for my book in one place ~ Rev Kane Come take a thousand mile walk with me on the … Continue reading

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Hiker Slang

Hiker Slang We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect ~ Anais Nin At a book club recently for my book, Appalachian Trial Happiness, the readers said they wish there had been a glossary.  I had … Continue reading

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Two Days in Paradise

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 set my sights … Continue reading

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Happiness can be a Rollercoaster

Happiness can be a Roller Coaster We tend to forget that happiness doesn’t come as a result of getting something we don’t have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have. ~ Frederick Keonig Ahh the best laid … 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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Sometimes You Just Need a Weekend

Sometimes You Just Need a Weekend There is virtue in work and there is virtue in rest. Use both and overlook neither. ~ Alan Cohen Over the last couple of weeks I’ve detailed that I’ve been struggling a bit lately.  … Continue reading

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Yes you can, be happy!

Yes you can, be happy! Each fresh peak ascended teaches something. ~ Sir Martin Convay As I wrote about last week I’ve been struggling a bit lately.  I’m someone, like a lot of you, whose mood sometimes just tanks.  When … Continue reading

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