Twenty years from now will you be more disappointed by riding the Merry-Go-Round of life for the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So jump on the Roller Coaster of life and go forth to Explore. Dream. Discover. ~ 3_Mile

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Grayson Highlands to Marion

What can I say after leaving the Grayson Highlands it was just a couple days of walking really thats all that happened  and did I say it rained and I mean it rained. To the point that we stopped our day as it rained and rained And never let...

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Erwin to Damascus

It has been almost two weeks since I have updated. After a brief 12 days home. I was anxious to get back to the trail and I’m happy to say I am doing incredibly well. Last year Little D and I had some friends from Kansas City that wanted to...

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The real world is hard

Ok, as many of you know I have been off the trail for about 10 days.  I, along with Little D had the great privilege of being the photographer’s for Ashley and Dan’s wedding here in Kansas City or should I say Excelsior Springs...

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Trail Magic Wednesday

So what is a trail angel and trail magic? Simply put: A Trail Angel is a person who delivers trail magic Trail Magic: A random act of kindness uniquely provided to long distance hikers whereby an individual delivers a good deed to a hiker in...

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Goodbye Old Friend

If you have ever spent anytime with me you would know how much I appreciate the opportunity to hike in the Smoky Mountains.  It is a place I encourage everyone to go. And don’t just drive around but, get out there and enjoy the...

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Fontana Dam to Gatlinburg

Ok this one is simple, it has rained and rained and rained some more. Knowing what lay ahead as we were heading into the Smoky Mountains I was up and out of the shelter early for the walk across Fontana Dam with No Sew right behind me Fontana...