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  1. I checked Cherokee National Forest... ďBoat...

    I checked Cherokee National Forest...

    ďBoat launches, most trailheads, and the general forest area, including trails and river corridors, will remain open to hiking, biking, boating, dispersed...
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    I can’t give blood since I lived in Germany...

    I can’t give blood since I lived in Germany during Mad Cow disease. Ugh.
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    Thank you!

    Thank you!
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    Walked a few miles, cut out another pattern to...

    Walked a few miles, cut out another pattern to sew, did the mundane chores, milled some flour, took my knives to be sharpened (oops, non-essential), ran off a squirrel who was digging in my spinach,...
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    You deserve it. Thank you for making waterproof...

    You deserve it. Thank you for making waterproof gowns for your local EMS. Y’all are appreciated more than you know.
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    Rode my bike around the neighborhood, worked on a...

    Rode my bike around the neighborhood, worked on a sewing project, did the normal household chores, played my fiddle.
  7. Iím dreaming of Standing Indian loop and...

    Iím dreaming of Standing Indian loop and finishing the Foothills Trail. Itíll be too hot to finish the FHT by the time the trails are open again but there are plenty of places to choose from.

    And...
  8. My new abode has trees for hanging! I’ve gotta...

    My new abode has trees for hanging! I’ve gotta get my hammock in shape, one of the straps is held together with duct tape. :)
  9. Thank you for the pep talk, lonehiker. No need...

    Thank you for the pep talk, lonehiker. No need for sarcasm. :)

    Let me point out, I never used the words “trauma” or “traumatic” nor did I use words that implied such a strong feeling. The...
  10. Apologies, I didn’t think that I needed to...

    Apologies, I didn’t think that I needed to justify or explain my feelings but I’m happy to do so.

    When I went to the grocery store, it wasn’t crowded and I had no trouble staying away from...
  11. GSMNP trail closures ...

    GSMNP trail closures
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    When I hiked on Saturday, people were very close...

    When I hiked on Saturday, people were very close to me because there was no room to step off the trail, having slopes on both sides. I also used the facilities before and after my hike which was...
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    When I started hiking, I was very slow. So very...

    When I started hiking, I was very slow. So very slow that someone told me I was creating a traffic jam on the trail. Thus, I was named Traffic Jam.

    Damn that Traffic Jam, how I hate to be...
  14. I respectfully disagree. Did you see the photos...

    I respectfully disagree. Did you see the photos of the vehicles parked all along the road at Mountain Crossings?

    per the ATC...

    “In a time when social distancing is necessary to minimize the...
  15. I hiked on Saturday and was shocked at the number...

    I hiked on Saturday and was shocked at the number of people out. I felt more vulnerable on the trail than I did at the grocery store.
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    Got called into work then sent home two hours...

    Got called into work then sent home two hours later. :(. Walked 3.5 miles followed by 50 sit ups, 50 modified push ups, and some planks (I suck at all of it but do it anyway). Cleaned out some...
  17. Many people are on edge right now, including me. ...

    Many people are on edge right now, including me. (My shoulders are sore from being tense!). But we need to be respectful of each other when we disagree, please.
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    Through trial and error, I found that pairing the...

    Through trial and error, I found that pairing the Z lite sol with my Thermarest Prolite plus works the best for me. Using a “space blanket” did not make a significant difference for me.
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    Lets’s see...I made myself a new linen shirt,...

    Lets’s see...I made myself a new linen shirt, took my red cabbage with beets and apples out of the fermenting crock and transferred to Mason jars, fed my ginger bug, practiced my fiddle outside on...
  20. Itís impossible to give people a wide berth on...

    Itís impossible to give people a wide berth on most of the trails in my area. Today, the trails were very crowded and the nature of the trail is such that all one can do is step to the side. I must...
  21. I expect my reality is an extended stay at work...

    I expect my reality is an extended stay at work in a hospital. Friday plans include prepping for work and storing essentials in my vehicle. I also wonder about the food situation and whether there...
  22. For long-term food preservation, lacto...

    For long-term food preservation, lacto fementation is a better alternative to canning. It’s nearly fool proof as the lacto bacillus overwhelms harmful bacteria and the prep is incredibly quick and...
  23. My concern isn’t about getting sick and...

    My concern isn’t about getting sick and surviving, it’s about getting sick and spreading the virus to those who are most vulnerable. It doesn’t matter how fit a person is, if they are sick even...
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    Yes, sorry, EE makes quilts. But Colorado Rob has...

    Yes, sorry, EE makes quilts. But Colorado Rob has posted about two-person pads and quilts.
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    My two experiences here werenít good and Iím not...

    My two experiences here werenít good and Iím not sad. It attracted the wrong crowd... non-hikers who were only looking for a place to party.
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