Happiness

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Happiness What makes people happy?  Happiness may seem elusive, but it shouldn’t be really.  Here are what some experts have to say…. The ancient Greek philosopher Epicurus devoted his life …

Love 3

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Love 3 Sometimes in life we are gifted with the right person at precisely the right time.  Jacqueline is an example of that person for me.   Jacqueline and I met …

IKIGAI

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IKIGAI It is a shame there is not an English equivalent to the word Ikigai. Akin to the existentialist Victor Frankl, I believe that meaningfulness is a more important pursuit …

AUTUMN

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AUTUMN I love Autumn. I love the colours of Autumn and the smell and crispness of the air.  I delight in crunching leaves under my feet (I regress to a …

Love 2

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Love 2 I met Marty (“Mayor”) when I was in my mid-20’s.  My ex-husband introduced me to him.  Shortly there afterwards, Marty was my boss at a trendy microbrewery in …

Weirdo

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Weirdo When I was a small child, I was kind of obsessed with the word “weirdo”.  I thought being a weirdo was the ultimate compliment, so when I was fond …