Monthly Archives: August 2013

On the Trail Again! … (but not for long)

Well, I do miss being on the trail but now I have the ideal situation – I can be home with the Princess and still be able to do day hikes in the local area. Yesterday I drove about 25 … Continue reading

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Adjusting to Life Off the Trail

I’ve been back home for four full days now and I have to say I am enjoying having so many options of ways to spend my time. I have been gardening, working out, reading, grilling, watching a little TV (mostly … Continue reading

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What About Shorty?

As you may recall, I carried a photo with me on the trail of family friend Shorty Jordan. Shorty’s wife, Marlene, contacted before I started hiking and let me know that Shorty had always thought about hiking the AT but … Continue reading

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I Made It!

Well, after waiting for better weather in beautiful Bar Harbor, Maine and Acadia National Park, the Princess and I returned to Millinocket late Saturday and I climbed Mount Katahdin on Sunday morning to finish my AT thru-hike. I have thru-hiked … Continue reading

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Walker Here From Millinocket

I finished hiking the 100 Mile Wilderness and arrived at Katahdin Stream Campground at about 12:30 today after an eighteen mile hike. Hooray! I had a bittersweet final twenty-four hours on the trail. As I was setting up camp last … Continue reading

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