Tag Archives: trekking

Happiness is Making Dreams Come True

Happiness is Making Dreams Come True Stay true to yourself, yet always be open to learn. Work hard, and never give up on your dreams, even when nobody else believes they can come true but you. These are not cliches … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in personal happiness | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Happiness and Missing Some Perfect Days

Happiness and Missing Some Perfect Days I don’t like nostalgia, unless it’s mine. ~ Lou Reed Today I’m allowing myself a bit of nostalgia, I’ve been back in the default world for a little over a month now.  I’m adapting, … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Appalachian Trail (AT) Happiness, Happiness is Adventure, personal happiness | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Appalachian Trail (AT) Happiness – Walking in the Rain

Appalachian Trail (AT) Happiness – Walking in the Rain Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Appalachian Trail (AT) Happiness | Tagged , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Happiness, the minimalist mind and hiking the Appalachian Trail

Happiness, the minimalist mind & hiking the Appalachian Trail I want to hike the Appalachian Trail because it will be an adventure, adventure is transformational and I want to live a transformational life         ~ Rev Kane As my big adventure … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Appalachian Trail (AT) Happiness, personal happiness | Tagged , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Great Hikes & Treks

Great Hikes & Treks A vigorous five-mile walk will do more good for an unhappy but otherwise healthy adult than all the medicine and psychology in the world.                 ~Paul Dudley White Shorter Hikes (Under 100 miles) Rim to Rim Grand … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Happiness is Adventure | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

AT Happiness: My First Blue Blaze

AT Happiness: My First Blue Blaze Along the Appalachian Trail, the trail is marked with white blazes to mark the trail. There are also blue blazes that mark some side trails.  Often these side trails avoid a peak or hard … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Appalachian Trail (AT) Happiness | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Appalachian Trail (AT) Happiness: Pre-trail Changes

Appalachian Trail (AT) Happiness: Pre-trail Changes You need special shoes for hiking — and a bit of a special soul as well.               ~ Terri Guillemets I’ve been asked a lot why I would want to undertake a 2200 mile walk, … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Appalachian Trail (AT) Happiness | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Happiness is Being Accidentally Hip!

Happiness is Being Accidentally Hip! So I’ve never been someone who has been particularly hip. There is a reason for this, I have never particularly cared to be all that hip. To me, fashion and the vagaries and whims of … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in personal happiness | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Appalachian Trail (AT) Happiness: Second Test Hike

Appalachian Trail (AT) Happiness: Second Test Hike Keep close to Nature’s heart… and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean. ~ John Muir So from my … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Appalachian Trail (AT) Happiness | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Himalayan Travelogue – The Whole Thing!

Himalayan Travelogue – The Whole Thing! Faeries, come take me out of this dull world, For I would ride with you upon the wind, Run on the top of the dishevelled tide, And dance upon the mountains like a flame. … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Appalachian Trail (AT) Happiness | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 34 Comments