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Day 3 Great Glen Way – Laggan to Invermorsten

Day 3 Great Glen Way – Laggan to Invermorsten First view of Loch Ness A long day today, 18 5 miles from Laggan to Invermorsten. After a great stay at the Forest Lodge BnB I set out at 8AM and … Continue reading

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Day 7 (final day) West Highland Way – Kinlochleven to Fort Williams

Day 7 (final day) West Highland Way – Kinlochleven to Fort Williams This would be one of those weather days you just can’t bring yourself to trust.  Windy, chilly, some minor rain early that let up. All day it seemed on … Continue reading

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Day 1 – Hiking the West Highland Way

Day 1 – Hiking the West Highland Way Day 1 saw me leaving Glasgow for Milngavie (pronounced Mull-guy) and hitting the trail. I was excited to get hiking and got to the train early. Arriving in Milngavie early paid off, … 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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Take a Hike in Armstrong Woods

Take a Hike in Armstrong Woods Mountains are the cathedrals where I practice my religion                                      ~ Anatoli Boukreev Armstrong Woods I used Armstrong Woods in Northern California as one of my training spots before my Appalachian Trail hike two years … Continue reading

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Happiness is a really good story

Happiness is a really good story I have not ended up where I intended to go, but I think I ended up where I intended to be ~ Douglas Adams I moved to Knoxville, Tennessee in 1994 and very soon … Continue reading

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Appalachian Trail Happiness: What A Difference A Year Makes

Appalachian Trail Happiness: What A Difference A Year Makes Arriving at one goal is the starting to another ~ John Dewey So last year at this time I was in my first week on the Appalachian Trail.  It was an … Continue reading

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AT Happiness: My First Blue Blaze

AT Happiness: My First Blue Blaze Along the Appalachian Trail, the trail is marked with white blazes to mark the trail. There are also blue blazes that mark some side trails.  Often these side trails avoid a peak or hard … Continue reading

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Happiness is walking with Michael Moore

Happiness is walking with Michael Moore               No decisions should ever be made without asking the question, is this for the common good? ~ Michael Moore If I could have my pick of famous … Continue reading

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