Tag: sanity

The Tale Goes On … #1000Speak

How do legends become legends? What makes deeds great enough that they need to be shared across the land? Is it the actions that make the hero? Or is being a character of legend something we are born with? I suppose it pays to have a good advertising team. It’s all about spin. I would […]

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Walk a mile in my shoes … or better yet in my mind

It is odd how a journey that was supposed to be of the feet has recently entered the realm of the metaphysical. This is part of the reason I have not shared much recently. My physical walk-about has temporarily stalled in Ohio (still not quite sure how I ended up here), but my mental … […]

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Trail Wisdom

[mapsmarker marker=”43″] Day: 16 (ish) Trail miles: 86.3 These tidbits apply to any situation where there is a heartbeat: Most importantly … hike your own hike!! One step at a time. Don’t look too far forward. It can provide hope, but might cause despair as well. Be aware of where you are. Take the time […]

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The truth sets in

Day 2-5Weather: rainy; cold, rainy, and windy; rainy into sunny; hot sunnyDistance travelled: 21.1 miles After Jeff’s setback, I hooked up with two new hikers: Rich (Grey Wolf) who is my age, and Ken who is 71 (no trail name yet). We all realized that our eyes were bigger than our muscles, and we are […]

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Taking the tongue out of the cheek for a bit

The adventure begins very soon. I can’t wait. I generally get one of three reactions when I tell people about my plans. Some can’t imagine WHY I would do such a “crazy” thing. Others think it is a cool idea and wish they could do something similar. Most fall somewhere in between, thinking it is […]

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