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Appalachian Trail Happiness: Fantastic Fungi

Appalachian Trail Happiness: Fantastic Fungi One of the more surprising and amazing things that I’ve encountered on the Appalachian Trail have been the mushrooms and lichens.  Tonight a little tour of some of these amazing organisms. First a couple that … Continue reading

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The Joys of Traveling Solo

The Joys of Traveling Solo It is far better to be alone, than in bad company. ~ George Washington So I was reading the San Francisco Chronicle the other day and this article popped up, no friends, no problem – … Continue reading

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Appalachian Trail (AT) Happiness: Learning Acceptance

Appalachian Trail (AT) Happiness: Learning Acceptance The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance.      ~ Nathaniel Branden When you set out to do a long-distance thru-hike on the Appalachian Trail you know a few things in … 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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Appalachian Trail (AT) Happiness: Landscapes

Appalachian Trail (AT) Happiness: Landscapes So tonight a collection of some of the landscape and other shots I’ve taken since being on the trail, enjoy ~ Rev Kane

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Appalachian Trail Happiness: Precious Moments, all three parts.

Appalachian Trail Happiness: Precious Moments, all three parts Here are all three parts of my post on my favorite moments from my thru-hike attempt this past Summer.  I was only able to do 1000 miles but the community, the memories … Continue reading

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Appalachian Trail Happiness: Precious Moments – Part 2

Appalachian Trail Happiness: Precious Moments – Part 2 To travel, to experience and learn: that is to live. – Tenzing Norgay Last night I posted the first part of this blog, Appalachian Trail Happiness: Precious Moments – Part 1 Tonight … Continue reading

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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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