Day 88 – A Zero
Just Enough Ado About Nothing
Northstar surprised me with an awesome AirBnB located just a few miles from the Green Point School Road trailhead. We stayed in the basement level of a large A-frame cabin built at the base of Blue Mountain, the allegedly rocky ridge I’d be hiking next. We had air conditioning, a shower, room for Gus to run, a washing machine, clean sheets, and a pool. What more could we ask for?
Funny you should ask. The host left a basket of salty snacks on the table and a frozen pizza in the fridge, all of which I vacuumed up in no time. Same for the frosted beer mugs in the freezer.
Best of all, it was country quiet – birds, a distant lawn mower, and nothing else. Northstar snoozed, and I sat on the shaded porch swing and threw Gus’ lacrosse ball out into the five-acre lawn. Perfect.
We never left the property.
- Start: Green Peters Mountain Road (Mile 1158)
- End: Green Point Mountain Road (Mile 1158)
- Weather: Sunny and air conditioned
- Earworm: None
- Meditation: Gen 2:2
- Plant of the Day: Me
- Best Thing: Air conditioning
- Worst Thing (besides the humidity): Chores
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