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Mighty Blue on the Appalachian Trail:

The Ultimate Mid-Life Crisis

Mar 16, 2023

Our guests today are a husband and wife couple who worked out their own way to share the Appalachian Trail experience, even though only one of them walked the full 2200 miles. Mike and Marla Hansen used their RV to assist Mike’s hike, working out a routine that would be attractive to many, I’m sure.

Marla did a lot of the resupply, as well as hiking into some of the iconic spots on the trail and supported Mike’s dream throughout. Their method is a way of sharing the journey that certainly worked for them and would make a great blueprint for couples with different goals about long distance hiking.

You can follow their journey on Instagram at

Two of our Class of 23 members are heading out this week. Both Betty McEnaney and Erin Conrad (along with her Mom), are hitting the trail as their dreams come to fruition in the next couple of days. We wish them both Happy Trails!!

Doctor Lynne is coming to the end of her segment of the show, but we’d like to offer listeners the opportunity to ask her medical questions directly. Just click on the microphone icon at and you can record a message of up to two minutes, which I’ll play on the show for Lynne to respond.

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