Category Archives: Appalachian Trail

The Rogue Ponies Ride Again (Part I)

The mountains are calling and I must go. –John Muir Sorry, I have not posted anything in quite a while, but I finally got around to writing about the hiking trip I went on a few weeks ago. In case … Continue reading

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Appalachian Trail Anniversary

“Never cease to stand like curious children before the Great Mystery into which we were born.”-Albert Einstein About this time last year, I was laid up in a seedy motel in Franklin, North Carolina with a bag of ice on … Continue reading

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Looking Back on the Appalachian Trail

“What they had done, what they had seen, heard, felt, feared – the places, the sounds, the colors, the cold, the darkness, the emptiness, the bleakness, the beauty. Till they died this stream of memory would set them apart, if … Continue reading

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Winnie the Boo Bear

“Always watch where you are going. Otherwise, you may step on a piece of the Forest left out by mistake.” –Winnie the Pooh   Well, I’m back. Not that I actually went anywhere, I just haven’t updated the blog in … Continue reading

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Post Appalachian Trail Oddities

A question that sometimes drives me hazy: am I or are the others crazy? -Albert Einstein   Hello blog followers, I realize that this post is several days later than my usual Monday posting. I would like to give a … Continue reading

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A Million Thanks

Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it. –William Arthur Ward How do I begin to thank everyone that helped me make it to Katahdin? I feel that I am lacking the wit … Continue reading

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Climbing Katahdin

Man is born to die. His works are short-lived. Buildings crumble, monuments decay, wealth vanishes. But Katahdin in all its glory, forever shall remain the mountain of the people of Maine. –Percival P. Baxter How do I describe a moment … Continue reading

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