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My COVID Times Diary – New World Road Trip

My COVID Times Diary – New World Road Trip Originally published July 24, 2020 So, after 11 weeks of insane levels of work and then a couple at the normal insanity levels, I finally was able to take my first … Continue reading

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Happiness is Not Safety

Happiness is Not Safety Originally posted April, 2019 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, … Continue reading

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Yes you can, be happy!

Yes you can, be happy! Originally published 12/2018 Each fresh peak ascended teaches something. ~ Sir Martin Convay As I wrote about last week I’ve been struggling a bit lately.  I’m someone, like a lot of you, whose mood sometimes … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Afraid to be Happy

Don’t Be Afraid to be Happy I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And … Continue reading

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My Best Hiking Posts

My Best Hiking Posts So tonight a selection of my best hiking posts just in time for what would normally be my annual Thanksgiving morning hike.  This year, based in Oaxaca, Mexico Thanksgiving will be quite different, it’s not a … Continue reading

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Happiness is Doing the Best You Can

Happiness is Doing the Best You Can Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier. ~ Mother Teresa Hello my friends, tonight I’ve been sitting around thinking about life, not having a particularly … 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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Get a little Joy in Your Life

Get a little Joy in Your Life We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think.  When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves. ~ Buddha One of the most joyous days of … Continue reading

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Travel Memories in Covid Times

Travel Memories in Covid Times A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never return to its original dimensions.    ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes So we’re all on shelter in place orders here in California and we have been … Continue reading

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The Elasticity of Time

The Elasticity of Time Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.        ~ Haruki Maurikami So being on lockdown for over five weeks now I have not … Continue reading

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