Monthly Archives: March 2013

Best laid plans…

Right after we and the support team worked on getting food mail drops ready, Dad Prairie Dog got violently ill–so much so that we called 911 and the ambulance took him to the emergency room.  Turns out it was that … Continue reading

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Support team

Today several members of the support team came to Dragonfly’s house to help prepare the food mail drops.  I taught them how to make granola and Df showed them how to repackage the dinners.  We will all meet again soon … Continue reading

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Cats

When Dragonfly and I first started talking about hiking the AT, one of Df’s concerns was about her three wonderful cats: China, Prophet and Clarence.  Who would take care of them while she was away? My parents are retired, so … Continue reading

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Piles of stuff

With less than 3 weeks to go, there are piles everywhere in Dragonfly’s house–equipment, food, and clothing.  Dragonfly is in charge of gathering the food.  I am in charge of the equipment and clothing.  I think we have all the … Continue reading

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Smooth sailing…and choppy seas

On Friday I turned in my resignation to my supervisor, then off to the (hopefully last) doctor’s appointment and another blood test. Visited with former coworker Mary, then to have dinner with longtime friend Tina. It was a late night … Continue reading

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Less than a month to go

We are continuing to prepare for the trail. I am sorting through the equipment while Dragonfly is gathering all the food. We have met with a couple of people who will be on our support team back here at home, … Continue reading

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