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Little Joys Ch.59

This post is part of an ongoing challenge to share a little joy I have found each day of this year, and perhaps for the rest of my life. I hope you enjoy it! February 28th, 2020 After having spent most of the day sneezing and blowing my nose, it became a little bit  difficult to focus on anything. Your […]

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Little Joys ch.54

This post is part of an ongoing challenge to share a little joy I have found each day of this year, and perhaps for the rest of my life. I hope you enjoy it! February 23rd, 2020 Joy is found in simplicity, in the small moments, in the appreciation of many of the things in life we all tend to […]

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Little Joys Ch.49

This post is part of an ongoing challenge to share a little joy I have found each day of this year, and perhaps for the rest of my life. I hope you enjoy it! February 18th, 2020 I think there is a deep biological connection between us and trees. For most of us, the sight of any sort of tree […]

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Little Joys Ch.46

This post is part of an ongoing challenge to share a little joy I have found each day of this year, and perhaps for the rest of my life. I hope you enjoy it! February 15th, 2020 Nature never lets you forget its majesty. There is always a new vista, a new landscape to discover. Cities, architecture, paintings, all so […]

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Little Joys Ch.33

This post is part of an ongoing challenge to share a little joy I have found each day of this year, and perhaps for the rest of my life. I hope you enjoy it! February 2nd, 2020 As much as I am loathe to admit it, riding a motorbike along an open road, having the fresh air blowing your hair […]

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Little Joys Ch.20

This post is part of an ongoing challenge to share a little joy I have found each day of this year, and perhaps for the rest of my life. I hope you enjoy it! January 20th, 2020 There I was, a proud and strong man, looking down upon my enemy without fear, a magnificent example of what it means to […]

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Little Joys Ch.17

This post is part of an ongoing challenge to share a little joy I have found each day of this year, and perhaps for the rest of my life. I hope you enjoy it! January 17th, 2020 As I sat at the beach today, having finally arrived back in the coastal city of Da Nang late last night, I distinctly […]

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Make the right choice

Nature is our beginning and our end. We are birthed into this world with no purpose other than survival and procreation. But although our primary purpose may seem meaningless in the grand scheme of things, nature has allowed us a wide breadth of experience and choices in between birth and death to find joy and create our own inner purpose. […]

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Becoming a Nomadic tribe again

Humans, for countless generations, and still for many to this day, are nomadic creatures. Nature had a way of making most Humans plans for staying in one location for too long quite untenable, with hurricanes, droughts, floods , earthquakes and pestilence teaching us the hard way to move our lazy butts along to a new place. But as societies expanded […]

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The ethics of meat eating

I find the current focus on pulling away from eating animals to be quite strange. Don’t get me wrong, I am completely against showing cruelty towards any creature, whether a mammal or insect or even plants. We should all develop a greater respect for the natural world, but many others take that to mean we should never eat another animal, […]

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The veil of civilization

There are certain moments in life which shed light on the madness that is the human existence in our technology based life. We have had no electricity in large parts of the province for the last 2 days, and it is looking like it will be another 2 days before it all gets put back online. Luckily enough for me […]