Category Archives: Thru-hike

Day 3-how dry I am…

August 22, 2012 I woke up this morning feeling so much better than yesterday.  Dragonfly really saved me, and the trip.  After packing up and eating breakfast, we crossed Highway 34 and made our way towards the Fort Meade National … Continue reading

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Heat Stroke or How to Survive crossing the prairie during a drought (in 2012).

August 21, 2012 I got sick during the night!  I am sure it was because I didn’t drink enough the day before.  I tend to not drink enough and it has been my downfall on numerous occasions.  Once we broke … Continue reading

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Book Review–7 Tips to make the most of the Camino de Santiago by Cheri Powell

I checked this book out of the library.  I started reading it to myself, then stopped and read it out loud to Dragonfly.  We have talked several times since coming back from hiking the AT, about hiking the “El Camino”, … Continue reading

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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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RECAP-*July 22, 2014*

It has almost been a year since we won the free trip to Sweden.  July 22, 2014 in the afternoon, Dragonfly received an email that said she had won the trip.  When she read the email, she screamed.  I couldn’t … Continue reading

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