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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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Kindness and Instant Karma

I believe in Karma. If the good is sown, the good is collected. When positive things are made, that returns well. ~ Yannik Noah I am a believer in Karma, to me it’s simple physics. Like the proverbial pebble into … 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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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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An Indulgent Birthday Post

If you’re not getting older, you’re dead. ~ Tom Petty So I hope you’ll forgive me tonight, this is a somewhat indulgent bit of of writing, with no real attempt to connect it to happiness other than maybe the phrase, … Continue reading

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Happy Re-connection

One must always maintain one’s connection to the past and yet ceaselessly pull away from it. ~ Gaston Bachelard Hello friends, it’s been awhile since you’ve heard from me. As I’ve mentioned before, the last two years has put me … Continue reading

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Annual Bucket List Update

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. ~ Jawaharial Nehru There are two … Continue reading

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Baja Whale Adventure – Part 3

The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other’s life. ~ Richard Bach Over the last two weeks I’ve written part 1 and part 2 about this fabulous journey. … Continue reading

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A Whale Adventure in Baja – Part 2

Follow your passion, be prepared to work hard and sacrifice, and, above all, don’t let anyone limit your dreams. ~ Donovan Bailey Last week I wrote part 1 of my whale adventure in Baja in the Gray Whale calving grounds … Continue reading

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