Monthly Archives: March 2011

Neels gap

Thanks to everyone who’s been sending us good vibes! It’s been a great and at times quite literally an ass-kicking adventure so far. As in ass-kicking mountains 1, 2 and 3. Not their real names, mind you, but our names. … Continue reading

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The end of the beginning

Seems odd to consider this the end of something, but it’s been a long time preparing and a long drive down to the Hiker Hostel in Dahlonega, Georgia.  Tim and I arrived an hour or so ago.  Melissa will be … Continue reading

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So this is my first attempt at the word press app on my iPhone. Normally I’m a big fan of typing with my fingers on the home keys. That’s not really possible on here, but I expect my thumbs, much … Continue reading

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Last day errands

It’s the last day before Tim and I begin our drive down to the start.  I just got a call from Tim, giving us his ETA in Rochester late this afternoon.  I guess for him, the trek has already started.  … Continue reading

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A quick snippet of what we’ll see…

Thanks so much to my friend and fellow photographer, Ber Murphy, for sending me this link.  It is what we’ll be seeing for the next few months, though we’ll be seeing it a bit slower — say around 2 miles … Continue reading

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The Final Push (to the START, that is)!

The final push (to the start, this is) is underway.  Yesterday, we visited Bags Unlimited to purchase some boxes into which we’ll pack the resupply items (food, etc.) that we’ll have sent to us at various towns along the hike.  … Continue reading

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