The Happy Place Diaries

A Happy Life starts with a Happy Place

I would like to start this by saying Thank you to everyone that has paid us a visit, left a comment, and started following this Blog. We started this blog at the end of October 2018.  The intent was to document our Journey.  I was quickly approaching my retirement date and wanted to have a …

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Water seeks its level… and so it is with friendships. I grew up in an Army family.  We moved every three years whether we wanted to or not.  Where my Dad went we followed.  It was just life and to my siblings and I it was totally normal.  Everyone in our friendship circles were in …

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Stuff.. more Stuff… and even more Stuff… Happy yet? Stuff has become a dominate factor in most people’s lives.  A need to keep up with the Jones’s and wealth being measured in things.  But it does not bring happiness. OK… I like stuff to, but it is important to know that the stuff should be …

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This past weekend we spent at an RV Part in McMinnville next to the Evergreen Air & Space museum.  During our stay there we had many discussions with some “Newbie” RVers.  Among the discussions of our RV set ups and how to’s, we discussed the reasons why we started RVing. For us it was something …

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It’s been two months since my last day of employment.  My retirement day and “ceremony” was nothing special other than the drive home when I realized that waking up every morning was going to be different.  I would have to find a new purpose for getting out of bed.  Life was no longer about waking …

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