Posts made in April, 2016


What Kind of Journal will you Keep? Many people think of keeping a journal as writing down the events of the day, or keeping a diary. Journaling on the other hand offers many more options. For example, one can: Keep a Remembrance Journal A remembrance journal is a collection of your favorite or perhaps most important memories. It differs from a diary in that it’s not a recording of daily events, but a journal with entries...

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A Quake that Cannot be Forgotten A crippling 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on April 25, 2015. The quake killed over 8,000 people. The Nepal Rises video below shows the destruction and disruption that came to Nepal, but also the resilience of the Nepali people and the tireless efforts of volunteers. Here is the filmmakers’ website: Nepal Rises Aftershocks and Destruction Aftershocks rocked Nepal about every 15 to 20...

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“Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.” –Thich Nhat Hanh, Peace Is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life     “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeing new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” –Marcel Proust     “Not all those who wander are lost” -“All that is gold does not glitter” poem in J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings....

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Namaste. I bow to the divine within you. We hope you find peace. We created our Nepali Namaste Journal as a place to record the peace within. Enjoy. Nepali Namaste...

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Sighting of the Most Mysterious Creature of the Himalayas If you’ve been wondering if Yetis are real…wonder no longer. We had a special visit today by an actual Yeti–Neddy the Yeti in fact. Don’t judge him by his size. Neddy the Yeti is one tricky character and can cause lots of headaches and frustration. He toppled our favorite Trekker Journal and staked his claim atop it, not wanting to relinquish control,...

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Rollerball, Ballpoint, and Fountain pen–they all have their roots in dip pens. Today, most dip pens have metal nibs. However, there’s one type of dip pen that is very unique because it’s made of glass. Glass Dip Pen – Dip it. Dip it Good. A quality glass dip pen exudes a unique elegance envied by all other pens. Believe us, we know. Our other pens tried to talk us out of using it, but use it we did, and do. If...

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