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Petra: Happiness in a 2300 Year Old City

Petra: Happiness in a 2300 Year Old City Petra is a brilliant display of man’s artistry in turning barren rock into a majestic wonder. ~ Edward Dawson In the Jordan Desert, there is a 2300 year old city that westerns … Continue reading

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The National WWII Museum in New Orleans

The National WWII Museum in New Orleans If I have learned anything in this long life of mine, it is this: in love we find out who we want to be; in war we find out who we are. ~ … Continue reading

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It’s the little things

It’s the little things When you’re traveling in the developed world and particularly in the western world there are a lot if similarities. People are very similar, you might not know the language but very often you know the interaction.  … Continue reading

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The Joys of Traveling Solo

The Joys of Traveling Solo It is far better to be alone, than in bad company. ~ George Washington So I was reading the San Francisco Chronicle the other day and this article popped up, no friends, no problem – … Continue reading

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What’s up with 2020?

What’s up with 2020? Watch the sunrise at least once a year, put a lot of marshmallows in your hot chocolate, lie on your back and look at the stars, never buy a coffee table you can’t put your feet … Continue reading

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AT Happiness: Trail Community

AT Happiness: Trail Community One of the first questions I was always asked before starting the trail was, who are you hiking with on the AT?  Whenever I would answer I was solo hiking people would become concerned. I would … Continue reading

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Holiday Happiness: Holiday Travel Tips, including Traveling with Kids

Holiday Happiness: Holiday Travel Tips, including Traveling with Kids The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.                     ~ Saint Augustine The holidays are a very stressful time for everyone and an exceptionally hard … Continue reading

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Happiness and Special Places

Happiness and Special Places I told the students that they were at the age when they might begin to choose places that would sustain them the rest of their lives, that places were more reliable than human beings, and often … Continue reading

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Havasu Falls, Two Days in Paradise

Havasu Falls – Two Days in Paradise The beautiful spring came; and when Nature resumes her loveliness, the human soul is apt to revive also. ~ Harriet Ann Jacobs It was time for an adventure and the one I had … Continue reading

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The World’s Most Dangerous Reverend

The World’s Most Dangerous Reverend No great art has ever been created without the artist having known danger ~ Rainer Maria Rilke So the other night I got tagged in a Facebook post by my friend Mark who I hiked … Continue reading

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