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Day 293 (08.30.14) Happy Birthday Ashley!

  1. Get moving: Today I burned 624 calories.  I hiked 2.15 miles today.
  2. Cutting Calories: I consumed 1,668 calores.  
  3. Saving money/Donations ($5,000)$1,040

Today is my sister Ashley’s birthday.   163 more words

Katahdin at Dawn

A look back at our final hike on the anniversary of our completion of an Appalachian Trail thru-hike:

Talk of mysteries! Think of our life in nature—daily to be shown matter, to come in contact with it—rocks, trees, wind on our cheeks!

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The Roads Less Traveled

The United States interstate system provides a great way to cover long distances quickly but, to really see the country, it’s best to slow down and take the back roads. 458 more words

The Walking Dead

Convergence on Thayer Brook

Thayer Brook, Schaghticoke Ridge, Appalachian Trail, south of Kent, Connecticut.

Took a nice hike south along this ridge to Thayer Brook (and a bit beyond) and it was threatening rain (it never rained). 125 more words


Horns Pond Lean-Tos

On August 27th I started working my way through the Bigelows, the last of the 4K foot mountains until I hit the mothership, Mt. Katahdin. This involved a three-and-a-half hour climb up to Horns Pond. 377 more words

Letters to a Pilgrim Pt 2

As we continue to see the correspondence of our friends, one seeking one discipling, we find our friend has safely arrived at the beginning of his journey. 502 more words

Training Update (and Some Introspection!)

I’m still hard at work with my anticipatory training for the Appalachian Trail (November is inching closer to find out for sure!). My training has changed a lot since I last posted about it, so here is what I’m currently doing versus what I was doing back on June 19th: 492 more words