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Getting back to a healthy even

To keep the body in good health is a duty‚Ķ otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear. ~ Buddha I have written often recently about the period of languishing I went through during the … Continue reading

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A Happy Mardi Gras

You should celebrate the end of a love affair as they celebrate death in New Orleans, with songs, laughter, dancing and a lot of wine. ~ Francoise Sagan Mardi Gras in New Orleans is not just Fat Tuesday, Mardi Gras … Continue reading

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The Roller Coaster of Life

The truth is you don’t know what is going to happen tomorrow. Life is a crazy ride, and nothing is guaranteed. ~ Eminem Life is like standing in the surf. One minute your there, your feet solidly on the ground, … Continue reading

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A Happy week in the Nevada Desert

What makes the desert beautiful is that somewhere it hides a well. ~ Antoine de Saint-Exuper I spent Christmas this year in the Mojave Desert like I often do. However this year, instead of going to my usual haunt, Anza … Continue reading

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Make a Little Happiness

There is no sincerer love, than the love of food. ~ George Bernard Shaw It’s been raining in Northern California pretty much constantly since December 24th. I happily avoided a week of the rain by being in the Mojave Desert … Continue reading

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I Love Thanksgiving

Instead of going out to dinner, buy good food. Cooking at home shows such affection. In a bad economy, it’s more important to make yourself feel good. ~ Ina Garten I love Thanksgiving and this year I decided to go … Continue reading

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Monterey, one of my favorite places

Many a trip continues long after movement in time and space have ceased. ~ John Steinbeck In 1988 I came to California for my first time, I was coming here for my best friend’s wedding up in Eureka. I flew … Continue reading

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A Happy Memory

So I’ve been moving this weekend and as always it’s a big job and it sucks. But in fact I’m getting away from a neighbor who plays electronic dance music sixteen hours a day so I’m pretty happy about it. … Continue reading

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Happy Day of the Dead

Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal. ~ Richard Puz I have been fascinated with the Day of the Dead celebration for decades. I really love the way this celebration extends … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween

Halloween is not only about putting on a costume, but it’s about finding the imagination and costume within ourselves. ~ Elvis Duran I dig Halloween, always have. As a kid it was candy night and we always made the mos … Continue reading

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