Category Archives: Appalachian Trail (AT) Happiness

AT Happiness – Galleries: Hikers

AT Happiness – Galleries: Hikers So today I’m rehabbing a bad knee and have had time to go through my photos from the trail.  I thought today I’d go through and post the photos of some of the fine folks … Continue reading

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Why I love walking

Why I love walking In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks. ~ John Muir Why I love walking While on the treadmill at the gym earlier today I was trying  to think about what I … Continue reading

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Happiness, the minimalist mind and hiking the Appalachian Trail

Happiness, the minimalist mind & hiking the Appalachian Trail I want to hike the Appalachian Trail because it will be an adventure, adventure is transformational and I want to live a transformational life         ~ Rev Kane As my big adventure … Continue reading

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On Hiking Alone

On Hiking Alone I really like this quote, thanks to my sister for sharing it with me. There has been a lot of talk in comment sections, in the NY Times and on Social Media about the woman who died … Continue reading

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Reflecting on the Year So Far

Reflecting on the Year So Far By three methods we may learn wisdom: First by reflection which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience which is the bitterest. ~ Confucius So for my Sunday night … Continue reading

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Happiness, Friendship and Hiking Surprise

Happiness, Friendship and a Surprise Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light ~ Helen Keller So recently I was back east, my siblings and I threw a surprise 75th birthday party for … Continue reading

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The Importance of Community

The Importance of Community The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members. ~ Coretta Scott King There are times when we all feel alone, times when we feel like no one cares … Continue reading

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Appalachian Trail Happiness: Thru-hike Food Recommendations & Recipes

Appalachian Trail Happiness: Thru-hike Food Recommendations & Recipes A crude meal, no doubt, but the best of all sauces is hunger. ~ Edward Abbey, Desert Solitaire So I will keep my own personal comments to a minimum tonight as I … Continue reading

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A special deal for my readers

A special deal for my readers Write something worth reading or do something worth writing about.               ~ Benjamin Franklin Hello my friends, today I wanted to show my appreciation for your continued support of my blog and my writing efforts.  … Continue reading

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A Happy Hiking Anniversary

A Happy Hiking Anniversary Come to the woods, for here is rest. There is no repose like that of the green deep woods. Of all the upness accessible to mortals, there is no upness comparable to the mountains. ~ Robert … Continue reading

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