Reason to Rejoice

Hidden pondI was walking on a trail in the Watchung Reservation with my three dogs. It was a hot day and this is the best time to go into the woods were the temperature is typically 10 to 20 degrees cooler. There were very few people in the woods, most likely because a Saturday in August draws people to beaches and pools. It was a pleasure and though we did see others in the woods it was very quiet and I felt very isolated.

I sat for a few moments to give the dogs a rest and to watch and listen to nature unveil itself around me. I sat on a log and I was able to spot some deer about a tenth of a mile away. I also spotted a woodpecker. Later while walking I would see some other birds but most are skittish and once they hear me they move so fast I can’t identify them.

Still as we walked through the woods I couldn’t help but wonder how many persons walked through here. I thought back to the times of George Washington and his men and how they probably passed through here on the way to the battle of Union. I thought about the local Indians and how this was their stomping grounds.Then I looked at all the tress that lovers and travelers carved their initials on.

So many people have passed through here. Some may have thought themselves important. But nature always brings you back to reality as the awesomeness raises my own awareness of my mortality and lack of importance. I am humbled as I walk among the trees many that may be as much as one hundred or more years old.

It dawned on me. Life is a gift and the short time we are here we need to appreciate and use to the best of our abilities. By working towards the greater good with a true love for life and the life of all around us we become a very important part of the life of the world. We become givers of life to the next generation and to those that live around us. Now that is an important function and responsibility.

We all have a responsibility to live to our fullest. That is the gift we call life. So I left the woods feeling invigorated and joyful.

I wish all my walks were as productive!

Have a great life!

Miguel Perez-Santalla

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All the Diets Under the Sun – The Struggle Never Ends & Conclusion

 

 

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All the Diets Under the Sun – Chapter 14 – The Struggle Never Ends and Conclusion

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Dear Friends,

 

I hope you enjoy the last chapter and feel free to reach out to me.

 

Sincerely,

Guillermo Perez

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All the Diets Under the Sun – Chapter 13 – Back to Where I Came From

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Happy Fourth of July!

In this installment the real culprit behind dieting failures is revealed. I hope you enjoy this reading and that you stay tuned for the final two chapters.

 

Guillermo Perez

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All the Diets Under the Sun – Chapter 13 – Back to Where I Came From

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All the Diets Under the Sun Chapter 12 How Did I Lose the Weight?

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Dear Friends,

 

Only a few short chapters left in this book. I hope you are enjoying it. Feel free to reach out to me with any comments you may have.

 

Happy Fourth of July! Appreciate our independence, the elite are working hard at trying to take it away from us.

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All the Diets Under the Sun – Chapter 11 – The Most Influential Book I Ever Read

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Well, the first installment was a little too short today. I decided to read the next chapter as well.

I hope that some readers may search out the book I discuss. Actually, I am thinking about rereading it myself.

 

I hope you enjoy it and hope you stay tuned.

 

Guillermo Perez

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All the Diets Under the Sun – Chapter 10 – The Fight Begins

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This next installment is very short and straight to the point. My daughter and her friend make a silly entrance and make me laugh.

I hope you still enjoy sand stay tuned.

Best regards,

Guillermo Perez

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