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Best wishes. Remember forward is a pace. Take in the beauty of the hike. When I was in high school I dreamed of doing this but life got in the way and now I am 56. How time flies. The journey is more important than the destination. You will be in my thoughts. Take care.
You have such a wonderful attitude about the hike itself. All of us should share that mindset. See you on the trail brother!
You’re a great guy, Ben, keep it up!
Man…I don’t even know what to say, but feel compelled to say something. As someone who feels the same smoldering anger over all of this world’s wrongs, I completely emphasize with where you are coming from – and why you would want to spend as much time as you can away from it all. I too wonder if, had I done things differently, I could have made any difference by channeling my anger to try and make positive change in the world. Mostly I just think that I should have learned to let go of things I had no control over long ago, and focused on the things I could a little more. I can’t think of a better way to spend time – any time – than immersing oneself in the beauty of nature. I truly hope you find the peace within yourself that you seem to be hoping to find, from a guy who is looking for the same.