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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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Ending is the start of beginning

Ending is the start of beginning It’s not death that man should fear, but never starting to live.                               ~ Marcus Aurelius What’s on my mind … 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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Happiness is Hiking

Happiness is Hiking In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks ~ John Muir It had been far too long since I’d been on the trail.  Having moved to the desert and started a new job, … Continue reading

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Dreams, Decisions and Moving Forward, Machu Picchu and Oaxaca

Dreams, Decisions and Moving Forward, Machu Picchu & Oaxaca A dream becomes a goal when action is taken toward its achievement ~ Bo Bennett Dreams It’s really important for people to have dreams, we all need something to look forward … Continue reading

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Hiker Slang

Hiker Slang We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect ~ Anais Nin At a book club recently for my book, Appalachian Trial Happiness, the readers said they wish there had been a glossary.  I had … Continue reading

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How to survive the first few days on the Appalachian Trail

How to survive the first few days on the Appalachian Trail Great works are performed not by strength but perseverance ~ Samuel Johnson Hiking the Appalachian Trail Thirty-two miles, that’s it, thirty-two miles. One of the things my friend Second … Continue reading

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Two Days in Paradise

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 set my sights … Continue reading

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Happiness, Mindfulness & Decisions

Happiness, Mindfulness & Decisions Make bold choices and make mistakes. It’s all those things that add up to the person you become. ~ Angelina Jolie It’s been a confusing couple of weeks for me, of course it’s also been an … Continue reading

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What is Happiness?

What is Happiness? Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.  ~ Omar Khayyam So I sat down tonight to do my weekly post and I hit the wall that is writer’s block.  I played some of the … Continue reading

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