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Appalachian Trail Happiness: Precious Moments – Part 1

Appalachian Trail Happiness: Precious Moments When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love. ~ Marcus Aurelius Today’s post is a special one … Continue reading

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AT Happiness: Trail Suprises

AT Happiness: Trail Suprises The AT is full of surprises.  I’ve ended up hiking with the brother of someone I went to law school with 25 years ago completely by accident.  There are of course unexpected vistas and tucked away … Continue reading

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Appalachian Trail Happiness: Thru-hike FAQs – Part 1

Appalachian Trail Happiness: Thru-hike FAQs – Part 1 One of the things that has happened since I start about blogging about my experience on the trail has been receiving information requests about thru-hiking.  I can answer most, but only having … Continue reading

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AT HAPPINESS: FOUR TROLLS ON A BRIDGE

AT HAPPINESS: FOUR TROLLS ON A BRIDGE So today on the trail at a point where the trail crossed a little stream over a footbridge, a tall, pretty younger, blonde woman came down the hill. There she found 4 older … Continue reading

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Appalachian Trail Happiness, the Book

Appalachian Trail Happiness, the Book Please forgive my shameless plug tonight but I wanted to provide all of the purchasing information for my book in one place ~ Rev Kane Come take a thousand mile walk with me on the … Continue reading

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AT Happiness: Trail Community

AT Happiness: Trail Community One of the first questions I was always asked before starting the trail was, who are you hiking with on the AT?  Whenever I would answer I was solo hiking people would become concerned. I would … Continue reading

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Appalachian Trail Happiness: Happiness and the Three Questions

Appalachian Trail Happiness: Happiness and the Three Questions We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our … Continue reading

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My Best AT Posts from the Last Year

My Best AT Posts from the Last Year Today is the birthday of one of my hiking partners from last year, Kingfisher.  The picture above is our belated celebration we held at the Laughing Heart Hostel in Hot Springs, NC.  … Continue reading

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Havasu Falls, Two Days in Paradise

Havasu Falls – Two Days in Paradise The beautiful spring came; and when Nature resumes her loveliness, the human soul is apt to revive also. ~ Harriet Ann Jacobs It was time for an adventure and the one I had … Continue reading

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Himalayan Travelogue – The Whole Thing!

Himalayan Travelogue – The Whole Thing! Faeries, come take me out of this dull world, For I would ride with you upon the wind, Run on the top of the dishevelled tide, And dance upon the mountains like a flame. … Continue reading

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