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Day 186 on the Appalachian Trail

Day 186 on the Appalachian Trail

Somehow, I lost a day. Either this degreed accountant and former CPA made an arithmetic error, or I was abducted by aliens who wiped out my memory of the abduction and returned me 24-hours later (I’m leaning towards the latter). In any event, I discovered while... read more
Day 185 on the Appalachian Trail

Day 185 on the Appalachian Trail

Good morning neighbors. Today’s word is “wet.” Can you say “wet?” I knew that you could. The bad news is that the unsettled weather caused by what is left of Hurricane Harvey continues to make the sky leak. I’m starting to think that Boo Boo totally made the right... read more
Day 184 on the Appalachian Trail

Day 184 on the Appalachian Trail

Intermittent showers overnight continued to make the trail a dripping mess. Without cell service in the valley, I didn’t know if Boo Boo would be returning to the trail today or not, but I doubted that he would leave the comfort of town in this weather. In any case, I... read more
Day 183 on the Appalachian Trail

Day 183 on the Appalachian Trail

There was nothing leisurely about my departure this morning. I was bound and determined to make up the miles I failed to cover yesterday and catch up with Boo Boo. Shortly after 7:00 am, I started making my way around Cloud Pond to rejoin the A.T. The on and off... read more
Day 182 on the Appalachian Trail

Day 182 on the Appalachian Trail

Everyone agreed that the plan for today was to hike 15.6-miles to the Chairback Gap Lean-to. Quietman took off around 7:00 am but Boo Boo and I stayed back to visit for a while and enjoy a leisurely breakfast. In retrospect, this lack of urgency in our departure is... read more