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Hike to Audie Murphy Monument

Yesterday I had a great hike with the Rockbridge Community Hikers to the monument marking the site where WWII Hero and Medal of Honor Winner Audie Murphy died in an airplane crash in 1974. It was a beautiful day and … Continue reading

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Inchworm’s Remains Have Been Found

Late yesterday I hiked up to the Mount Pleasant National Scenic Area for a one-night ‘micro-adventure’. I ate dinner as the sun set then crawled into my sleeping bag and watched the stars come out. Before it was fully dark … Continue reading

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So Much for New Year’s Resolutions!

Well I am embarrassed to say that I certainly have not fulfilled my resolution to write one blog per month in 2015. I’d like to think that it’s because I’m so busy doing fun and interesting things that I don’t … Continue reading

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Happy 2015!

Happy New Year, everyone! My #1 resolution for the New Year is to journal more and that includes trying to write at least one new blog post on The Man in My Shoes each month. I usually feel like I … Continue reading

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Six Lessons From My Vermont Trip

I’ve been back in Virginia for a few days and have been telling the Princess all about my backpacking trip on the Long Trail with Whiskers and his students – B3, Toog, Jukebox, Aviator, and Sinatra. She’s encouraging me to … Continue reading

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Day Ten – Burlington

We got up early this morning and quickly hiked the 7.5 miles to our pick-up point where Sinatra’s mother, Rebecca, met us and drove us into Burlington. We checked in to the Anchorage Inn, washed our laundry at the laundromat … Continue reading

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Day Nine – To Buchanan Shelter

Today we hiked eleven miles through a thick forest with lots of maple trees and pines. There was some climbing in big rocks but we were not above the tree line like we were yesterday on Mount Mansfield. We had … Continue reading

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