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My Annual Thanksgiving Day Hike – 2020

My Annual Thanksgiving Day Hike – 2020 There are some good things to be said about walking. Not many, but some. Walking takes longer, for example, than any other known form of locomotion except crawling. Thus it stretches time and … Continue reading

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Happiness is Serenity

Happiness is Serenity Boredom is the feeling that everything is a waste of time; serenity, that nothing is.    ~ Thomas Szasz Originally published in 2015 So as I’ve embarked upon my latest adventure I’ve made a stop in Monterey, CA … Continue reading

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Happiness Through Turning Inward

Happiness Through Turning Inward The outward work will never be puny if the the inward work is great.               ~ Meister Eckhart Original post date – October 7, 2019   So it was a busy weekend.  I did some writing … Continue reading

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End of the Year Happiness – 2019

End of the Year Happiness – 2019 The journey into self-love and self-acceptance must begin with self-examination… until you take the journey of self-reflection, it is almost impossible to grow or learn in life. ~ Iyanla Vanzant So I’m falling … Continue reading

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A Day in the Farallon Islands

A Day in the Farallon Islands In nature, light creates the color.  In the picture, color creates the light. ~ Hans Hofmann When I was a child, I saw a book on one of the end tables in my house … Continue reading

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A Lovely Fall Afternoon

A Lovely Fall Afternoon Autumn is a second spring, when every leaf is a flower. ~ Albert Camus This evening no big lessons, no great realizations just simple gratitude over a really nice day during my favorite time of year.  … Continue reading

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Whale Tails and Happiness

Whale Tails and Happiness The whales do not sing because they have an answer, they sing because they have a song. ~ Gregory Colbert I’m lucky that in my job during the Summer we work four days a week, ten … Continue reading

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Walking Gijon

Walking Gijon I wrote in my piece last night about winding down here in Gijon.  There are some interesting contrasts to Oviedo where I had previously been hanging out.  First, the obvious Gijon although only about 49 miles north of … Continue reading

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On the Road Again

On the Road Again The world is a book and those who do not travel see only one page.                     ~ St. Augustine So I love traveling and as most of you know I’m on the road again, can never help … Continue reading

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Happiness is feeling safe

Happiness is feeling safe   Happiness is a form of courage.  ~Holbrook Jackson Written in Monterey 2/19/11   Happiness at some level is a luxury.  What do I mean by that?  Well it comes back to one of my favorite … Continue reading

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