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Great Hikes & Treks

Great Hikes & Treks A vigorous five-mile walk will do more good for an unhappy but otherwise healthy adult than all the medicine and psychology in the world.                 ~Paul Dudley White Shorter Hikes (Under 100 miles) Rim to Rim Grand … Continue reading

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Happiness is Adventure & Travel

Happiness is Adventure & Travel Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life … Continue reading

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Happiness Moments: Following Bigfoot

Happiness Moments: Following Bigfoot Every man can transform the world from one of drabness and monotony to one of excitement and adventure. ~ Irving Wallace So a new little writing experiment for the blog. I’ve been wanting to find a … Continue reading

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Happiness is Photography: The Himalayas

Happiness is Photography: The Himalayas Nobody climbs mountains for scientific purposes.  Science is used to raise money for the expeditions, but you really climb for the hell of it.  ~ Sir Edmund Hillary Originally posted November, 2013 Tonight friends, photographs … 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, Attitude and Simple Pleasures

Happiness, Attitude and Simple Pleasures My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither, but just enjoy your ice cream while it’s on your plate.  ~Thornton Wilder It has been a hectic time for me lately and I’ve … Continue reading

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Happiness and Special Places

Happiness and Special Places I told the students that they were at the age when they might begin to choose places that would sustain them the rest of their lives, that places were more reliable than human beings, and often … Continue reading

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Happiness and Missing Some Perfect Days

Happiness and Missing Some Perfect Days I don’t like nostalgia, unless it’s mine. ~ Lou Reed Today I’m allowing myself a bit of nostalgia, I’ve been back in the default world for a little over a month now.  I’m adapting, … Continue reading

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Adventure & Happiness

Adventure & Happiness We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open. ~ Jawaharlal Nehru … Continue reading

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Happiness & Living

Happiness & Living The function of a man is to live, not to exist ~ Jack London I love this Jack London quote, I think it focuses on the most important concept to developing your own personal happiness.  We have … Continue reading

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