Category Archives: Happiness

The Tree of Life

Almost every morning lately, I look out the kitchen window and admire a handful of trees that were recently planted on the street perpendicular to ours. Our neighborhood is fairly new — less than ten years old — and as … Continue reading

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I once read that heaven is all our best memories times a million. If that’s the case, then I hope heaven is: Christmas Eve, with soft blue lights against the snow-frosted windowpanes, chipped beef and crackers, Pepsi in plastic cups, … Continue reading

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Harvesting Happiness

I read a news article recently about how memories actually make imprints, or grooves, on the brain. As time passes, these grooves become deeper and deeper furrows. Interestingly, one of the definitions for furrow, according to, is this: Noun: … Continue reading

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