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Walking, thinking into happiness

Walking, thinking into happiness Success is peace of mind, which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you made the effort to become the best of which you are capable.     ~ John Wooden Originally posted 8/16/2020 I went … Continue reading

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A Walking Tour of San Francisco

A Walking Tour of San Francisco The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page. ~ St. Augustine Originally posted August 2, 2020 So when I first moved to the Bay Area a little … 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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Remembering the Appalachian Trail

Remembering the Appalachian Trail If you face the rest of your life with the spirit you show on the trail, it will have no choice but to yield the same kind of memories and dreams. ― Adrienne Hall, A Journey … Continue reading

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Why I love walking

Why I love walking In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks. ~ John Muir Why I love walking While on the treadmill at the gym earlier today I was trying  to think about what I … Continue reading

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A Lovely Fall Afternoon

A Lovely Fall Afternoon Autumn is a second spring, when every leaf is a flower. ~ Albert Camus This evening no big lessons, no great realizations just simple gratitude over a really nice day during my favorite time of year.  … Continue reading

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Walking San Francisco: Coit, North Beach, the Embarcadero

Walking San Francisco: Coit, North Beach, the Embarcadero San Francisco itself is art, above all literary art. Every block is a short story, every hill a novel. Every house a poem, every dweller within immortal. This is the whole truth. … Continue reading

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Happiness is a really good story

Happiness is a really good story I have not ended up where I intended to go, but I think I ended up where I intended to be ~ Douglas Adams I moved to Knoxville, Tennessee in 1994 and very soon … Continue reading

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Traveling Alone

Traveling Alone This is why I travel alone to places that challenge me and today has certainly been a challenge. Now this has to be kept in perspective, all of this is self imposed and I could take a taxi … Continue reading

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Are you ready for your Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike

Are you ready for your Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike You need special shoes for hiking — and a bit of a special soul as well. ~ Terri Guillemets So you want to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail? First off, congratulations and good … Continue reading

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