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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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Traveling is Learning from Others

Traveling is Learning from Others I always encourage people to get out there, travel the world, see new things, experience new people, experience new food, experience new culture.  What happens is it helps you to grow and to be your … Continue reading

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A Really Wonderful Day – Mexico

A Really Wonderful Day – Mexico Exploration is really the essence of the human spirit. ~ Frank Borman The Institute I’m studying Spanish at has two tours they support, a Saturday tour that I did last weekend.  That tour goes … Continue reading

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Yes you can, be happy!

Yes you can, be happy! 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 just tanks.  When … Continue reading

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Moving Forward, Progress and Happiness in Oaxaca

Moving Forward, Progress and Happiness in Oaxaca Progress lies not in improving what is, but in advancing toward what will be. ~ Khalil Gibran So I’ve been in Oaxaca almost six weeks.  The first two weeks were all about being … Continue reading

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Eating in Oaxaca

Eating in Oaxaca One of the absolute joys of Oaxaca is the food and it’s amazing on a lot of fronts.  There is of course the excitement of the strange, they use insects here, as in many parts of the … 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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Friends on the Road

My 2018 Adventure – Friends on the Road I have wandered all of my life and also traveled; the difference between the two being this, that we wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment. ~ Hilaire Belloc My 2018 … Continue reading

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Learning like a child

Learning like a child Curiosity is the wick of the candle of learning. ~ William Arthur Ward I suddenly really have a lot of respect for three year-olds.  Because you see, in terms of learning Spanish right now, I’m basically … Continue reading

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Happiness is Reaching Your Goals

Happiness is Reaching Your Goals Es dificil, mas no imposible. ~ Isis, my Spanish teacher I’ve written her on the site before about how setting and achieving goals can make you happier.  I’m not one of these type A madmen … Continue reading

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