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Happiness is Floating on the Dead Sea

Happiness is Floating on the Dead Sea If you don’t love the sea, the sun, all the simple pleasures, what sort of life are you going to have? ~ Marty Rubin I have never been able to float on my … Continue reading

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Happiness is Swimming with Whale Sharks

Happiness is Swimming with Whale Sharks The very basic core of a man’s living spirit is his passion for adventure.          ~ Christopher McCandless So on passing through Atlanta a couple of months ago I was considering going to the Georgia … 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 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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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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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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Appalachian Trail (AT) Happiness: Pre-trail Changes

Appalachian Trail (AT) Happiness: Pre-trail Changes You need special shoes for hiking — and a bit of a special soul as well.               ~ Terri Guillemets I’ve been asked a lot why I would want to undertake a 2200 mile walk, … Continue reading

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Himalayan Travelogue Part 7 – Higher than I’ve ever been

Himalayan Travelogue, Part 7 – Higher than I’ve ever been I’m re-posting my Himalayan Travelogue posts from one of my other blogs, given my upcoming adventure, hiking the Appalachian Trail, I thought these might be an interesting look back as … Continue reading

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Himalayan Travelogue Part 5 – Going To Lukla

Himalayan Travelogue Part 5 – Going To Lukla I’m re-posting my Himalayan Travelogue posts from one of my other blogs, given my upcoming adventure, hiking the Appalachian Trail, I thought these might be an interesting look back as I prepare … Continue reading

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Himalayan Travelogue – Part 4, I’m goin to Kathmandu

Himalayan Travelogue – Part 4, I’m goin to Kathmandu I’m re-posting my Himalayan Travelogue posts from one of my other blogs, given my upcoming adventure, hiking the Appalachian Trail, I thought these might be an interesting look back as I … Continue reading

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