Recovering infantryman. Appalachian Trail. Life is patches, not upgrades. Metalhead. Lazy mathematician. Political atheist. Nearly normal. Living at the intersection of necessity and free will. Getting run over...
I realized after the zero day at Neel Gap that my expectations required recalibration. This is a difficult thing to do since our minds are prone to
It takes only half a day of hiking to smell bad. This is known. By the time I finished the approach trail to Springer Mountain I was locker-room
‘Twas the night before Christmas and all through the shelter, not a creature was stirring except for the mice. The food bags were hung on the bear
Once upon a time there was a beautiful organelle named Mitochondria who lived in a thigh muscle cell of an Appalachian Trail hiker. She was in charge
The Road Trip This old goat left Washington DC for the last time and drove west on Interstate 66. That part of my life is now behind me. I called
Not for long. Mid-December is coming up fast and I have time for two more shakedown hikes. Consequently, I am upon the good-idea cutoff point
...that is the balance of probability in my mind. I also like to walk. Walking is boring to some, and there is a repetitive nature to putting one