Hello All. I'm a pretty average middle of the road kind of person in most ways though my spouse of 39 years would certainly add her take to that. I live in Columbus Ohio along with two Beagles and a Coonhound and am beginning the early stages of transitioning from working full time to semi-retirement. I enjoy travelling, most frequently to the US Southwest, car and tent camping, and backpacking. I have loved the week long treks I've done in places like the Grand Canyon, Smoky Mountains, Maroon Bells, Virginia Highlands, Yosemite and especially the Inca Trail in Peru to Machu Picchu. I have wanted to hike the Appalachian Trail for a long time and the universe seems to be telling me the time is March 2024.
AT Cook Set I start my AT thru-hike attempt in about three weeks and am mostly ready. This means, though, I have 21 days to obsess and tweak. My
First A Shout Out My daughter has been “encouraging” me to get another blog written. Meg is most certainly my biggest fan. I try not to disappoint
This blog entry is still a part of introducing myself and of my preparation for the Appalachian Trail in early 2024. I will move on to over-analyzed
The saying “if it isn’t a little scary it probably isn’t worth your time” comes to mind for me. So if it is way more than a little scary then it must