Monthly Archives: July 2013


Rocks Bugs Heat More Rocks More Bugs Rain   Done!!! On to New Jersey Advertisements

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In the Book: Harpers Ferry

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Harper’s Ferry, West Virginia

I had been looking forward to arriving in this “hiker town” almost from the beginning.  It is significant for thru-hikers for a couple of reasons, first it is the unofficial halfway point of the trail (it is said that in … Continue reading

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Hello Good Bye Hello Good Bye

Good bye, Virginia. Hello, West Virginia. Good bye, West Virginia.  Hello, Maryland. Good bye, Maryland. Hello, Pennsylvania. Good bye, South.  Hello North. Phew!  It’s been a busy week! Idle thought at sunset.

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People Posts: Fellow travellers

We’ve met so many fellow hikers that it is sad when we find out they are or have left the trail.  Sometimes we just don’t know what has happened to them, wondering where they might be–ahead of us on the … Continue reading

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The Roller Coaster

July 6 Just ask my mother and she will tell you that I have never liked roller coasters. I’m your merry-go-round, penny arcade, “please let me do the bumper cars” sort of a gal. So when the guide book called … Continue reading

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New Shoes

Well, when the size nines arrived, I had blisters on my heels, making it painful to walk.  My feet had swollen/grown so that I couldn’t even get the nines on. Dragonfly was getting new shoes, so I decided to see … Continue reading

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