2,181 Miles

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2,181 miles.  It can seem like eternity or as fast as lightning, but sometimes it is what you need to clear your mind and discover who you really are.  Thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail, or any trail for that matter, takes months of training and preparation.  Even then, there are many unforeseen occurrences.  Some good; some [...]

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True Silence

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Did you hear that?  Me either.  No humming of car engines, music blaring, or machinery working.  It is the sound of complete silence; a silence that can only be found in the wilderness.  Only when you truly focus, can you hear the leaves rustling in the wind, birds singing a sweet lullaby, and water splashing [...]

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Find your Beach

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Spring break = warm sunny beaches…not the white sandy resort beaches with vibrant blue oceans yielding 100 feet visibility though.  Rather, backpacking to the bottom of the Grand Canyon where a beach of any kind is welcomed with open arms. A beach here means sleeping beneath the diamond-lit sky with towering rock ledges hugging the [...]

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