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Happiness, Friendship and Hiking Surprise

Happiness, Friendship and a Surprise Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light ~ Helen Keller So recently I was back east, my siblings and I threw a surprise 75th birthday party for … Continue reading

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Happiness is Making Dreams Come True

Happiness is Making Dreams Come True Stay true to yourself, yet always be open to learn. Work hard, and never give up on your dreams, even when nobody else believes they can come true but you. These are not cliches … Continue reading

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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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