Category Archives: People Posts

Happy Anniversary Dragonfly and Prairie Dog

Today, April 3, 2013 was the day we started hiking the Appalachian Trail.  Our family and friends (support team) drove us to the airport early in the morning.  We arrived in Atlanta, greeted by our wonderful friend Kathy and her brother … Continue reading

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People Posts: an open letter to Gypsy Dave

(Gypsy Dave is a former thru hiker who fell in love with Damascus on his hike.  He now lives there with his wife and there two dogs.  They have two grown sons who have left the nest. GD was our … Continue reading

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Arianna Linares

Welcome to my newest niece, who was born on April 24, 2013.  Her proud parents are brenda (my baby sister) and Alfonso Linares. I and Dragonfly wish Arianna blessings for a long life filled with love, laughter, family and friends, … Continue reading

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People Posts: Howard Bassette and others…

I did not actually meet Howard Bassette but I’d like to tell you about him all the same.  Howard was from Connecticut and born in 1904, five years before my grandfather was born.  In 1968, Howard decided to thru hike … Continue reading

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People Posts: Dudley and Jerry

We met Dudley and Jerry on April 9 at Hog Pen Gap. They were day hiking down into the gap and we were getting up the gumption to hike up it.  We had a really sweet conversation but what stays … Continue reading

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