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  1. Random thoughts

    Just thought I would share some random thoughts with all of you.

    I am really looking forward to getting out on the Appalachian Trail for this journey. I have wanted to do this for eight years now. I need it more now than ever. I get three weeks of vacation from the company I work for now. I usually take a week at a time and stagger them throughout the year. One week at a time is just not enough to get away and relax and get your mind at ease. It seems just when you start getting ...
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  2. florida trail start in february 2010

    anyone interested in hiking the florida trail starting next month hiking north from big
    cyress national forest. if so let's get together, cutty
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  3. Wow, a Blog

    Never knew we had this here? Is this moderated and censored like the rest of the site? I wonder?:-?:-?:-?
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  4. What ifs

    A lot of things have been flooding through my mind over the last week. One of those things has been failure. I see not room for it but if for some reason I am not able to finish the trail I have come to this conclusion.

    It is not whether you finish or only walk 600 miles. It is all about enjoying yourself and having a good time. If one does not make it to Katahdin from Springer, yet has a good time and walks away with good memories and good friends, you have accomplished something ...
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  5. More memory cards

    I received my last order from newegg.com yesterday. I picked up two more 8gb memory cards. That gives me a total of 8 cards now. With each being 8gb. That should be plenty enough for my camera. I also picked up a four port usb wall plug for charging my camera or any other devices when I get to a town.

    I also place an order yesterday for a ccf pad to place under my sleeping back in my hammock. I will be using a down under quilt under my hammock on the outside but it only covers the torso. ...
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