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Happiness is...

Wednesday, February 03, 2016      7 comments

Happiness is a frame of mind. We can all adjust our outlook and perspective to be more happy. And we can all watch over ourselves like a parent would for a child and do things for ourselves that we know will lead to greater happiness. Of course... Read more

Is there a purpose in life?

Wednesday, February 03, 2016      5 comments

In the Judeo-Christian tradition, if you believed in heaven, then as you age you may live your life according to the principles of God, and purpose may show itself. If it doesn't, there's always the afterlife to reveal the true meaning of things... Read more

I like my writing a lot better when I'm opposed to something....

Monday, February 01, 2016      4 comments

than when I am saying something positive. Lately, I have written some blogs with a more positive tone. I find that difficult. Painting a rosy picture is a very hard thing to do, and feel that you are contributing something. In fact, you run the ... Read more

Thanks to all of you who commented on my diet blog.

Saturday, January 30, 2016      5 comments

I've decided what to do after talking it over with the person who knows me best, my wife. I am going to cut back on butter consumption (it mainly goes on toast and potatoes). I will reduce the amount of salad dressing I use. I will limit diet ... Read more

Back to weight loss.

Thursday, January 28, 2016      9 comments

About a month or two ago, I wrote on this site that after over fifteen years, I was tired of my attempts to lose weight, and would just cruise for awhile, without a weight loss emphasis. But I'm up about 4 lbs, and this shirt that I really liked... Read more

It seems to be a time for "fools and fanatics".

Monday, January 25, 2016      4 comments

I just read an article based around the following quote from Bertrand Russell: "The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts." Glenn... Read more

It seems to be a time for "fools and fanatics".

Monday, January 25, 2016      2 comments

I just read an article based around the following quote from Bertrand Russell: "The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts." Glenn... Read more

It was 45 degrees farenheit here in the State of Washington today...

Sunday, January 24, 2016      6 comments

but I stayed home and made au gratin potatoes, as part of a ham dinner. Comfort food. It was very nice staying home with my wife. Glenn... Read more

All of my strong ideas have left me.

Thursday, January 21, 2016      5 comments

I was looking through my blogs of years past. I was always coming up with things to chew on that I would write a blog on. I was never out of ideas. A lot of things grabbed me. Now, in the last few months, all of that has left me. It's like it... Read more

We were doing it right all along.

Monday, January 18, 2016      7 comments

I was just reading about a study done on 20 cosmonauts, over half of whom spent a year or more in space. I learned that their best coping style was to complain, rant, ask for sympathy. Then, the other crew members would support them. This was... Read more

There is a power.

Sunday, January 17, 2016      6 comments

There is a power in the Universe, that is so big and loving and patient that only some people experience. It might be in their heads, but I sense there must be something out there, in here, that is almost majestic. I know I am an agnostic,, and... Read more

"I can't imagine my life being any better."

Friday, January 15, 2016      7 comments

This was a quote from a produce clerk who had made acquaintance with a psychologist who wrote for Psychology Today. It was refreshing to read as it reminded me of simplicity, and how living simply can lead to the greatest happiness. I have had... Read more

Hello, Sparkfriends.

Tuesday, January 12, 2016      7 comments

Hope this wonderful day is a good one for you and all. Glenn... Read more

Find out where joy resides...

Wednesday, January 06, 2016      3 comments

And give it a voice far beyond singing. For to miss joy is to miss all. Robert Louis Stevenson... Read more


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