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A test from God – Part II

Thank you, dear reader, for returning to my yarn of adventure and survival in the great wilderness. When you last heard from me I was battling incredible odds through a tortuous mountain storm in conditions so bleak most men would … Continue reading

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Lack of Security

We all need certain essential “things” to survive and prosper. Food, water, shelter, sleep, and sex all come to mind for most of us. The common pursuit of these essentials is the basis for society. That way we can work … Continue reading

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Thought for a beautiful October day

“Fear less, hope more; eat less, chew more; whine less, breathe more; talk less, say more; love more, and all good things will be yours.” – Swedish proverb

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Godspeed, adventure and exploration

On Thursday of this week Scott Carpenter died. For those of you that are less than somewhere in your 50s, he was one of the original Mercury Seven astronauts and the fourth American into space. The Mercury Seven astronauts were … Continue reading

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Thought for an October evening

Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony. – Mahatma Gandhi  

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Dance monkey, dance

There is an old saying about authors. It’s been paraphrased many times, so I’m not sure of the exact original words. What I was told amounts to “you make the monkeys dance.” It means that the writer of a story … Continue reading

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Six things you should know about minimalism

There are things you should know about minimalism.   Minimalism is not all it’s cracked up to be. In fact, it’s less. You will have to make some tough decisions. You will have to rid yourself of things that are … Continue reading

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