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Welcome to my new tinier life

Welcome to my new tinier life There is only one day left, always starting over; it starts at dawn and is taken away from us at dusk. ~ Jean-Paul Satre Vacation is Over Vacation is over, I’m writing this post … Continue reading

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Remember, We All Want to be Happy

Remember, We All Want to be Happy Peace cannot be kept by force, it can only be achieved by understanding.       ~ Albert Einstein I don’t normally do politically oriented posts on this blog and this will likely be a one … 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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Walking Glasgow

Walking Glasgow Spent all of today walking Glasgow while doing errands.  There was a dual purpose to my wanderings. First I had errands to run, I needed to pick up a few things for the trail. Second, I wanted to … Continue reading

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Happiness at the Margin

Happiness at the Margin All experience is an arch wherethrough gleams that untravelled world whose margin fades for ever and for ever when I move. ~ Alfred Lord Tennyson So it’s been a crazy few weeks.  I’ve driven a couple … Continue reading

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Traveling Alone

Traveling Alone This is why I travel alone to places that challenge me and today has certainly been a challenge. Now this has to be kept in perspective, all of this is self imposed and I could take a taxi … Continue reading

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Happiest Places in the World

Happiest Places in the World Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends. … Continue reading

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Happiness is Not Safety

Happiness is Not Safety The quote above has been flowing around the internet and possibly truer words have never been spoken. If you don’t move forward, take chances, risk yourself in some way, you stagnate. True, you revert to a … Continue reading

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Accidental Happiness: Chinese Lantern Festival

Accidental Happiness: Chinese Lantern Festival The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls                             ~ Pablo Picasso Off on a business trip and stopped in Spokane, WA to see a friend and it turns out … Continue reading

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On the Road: Cross Country – Flowers and Mountains

On the Road: Cross Country – Flowers and Mountains I like too many things and get all confused and hung-up running from one falling star to another till I drop. This is the night, what it does to you.   … Continue reading

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