For years I have been writing about happiness. What it is, where to find it, how to keep it, and how to share it. The more time goes by, the more certain I am happiness is what we all really want. And I also believe the more we all tie happiness to having money, the less happy we will be. Speaking only for myself now – I feel the most alive and happy when I am super excited about a new project, goal or  journey. There is something extremely attractive in a new challenge. When we built our first sailboat. When we built the horse farm we currently live on. When I went to sea for the first time. When I took the engineer crew position on a 165 foot mega yacht in Acapulco Mexico. When I joined the Navy and to serve on nuclear submarines. When I met my […]

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One of my readers asked me when I was going to find happiness myself! What a surprise question that was! But I realized that I am not writing clearly enough. So let me make this more clear. I am happy. Can I be more happy? Yes. Can I be less happy? Sure! Overall I am happy. Much of this comes from gratitude. I am very, very grateful for what I have which includes a wonderful wife/partner and two boys, a beautiful place to live (a horse farm in the foothills of the Appalachian mountains), income sufficient to meet all obligations and then some, and so much more that I could continue to list. The purpose of my blog is not to make me happy – it is to do my best to help others understand (if needed) how they can find happiness as well. Don’t I look happy here? Finding […]

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