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Mighty Blue on the Appalachian Trail:

The Ultimate Mid-Life Crisis

Jun 28, 2019

With two-thirds of the trail under our feet, the humidity and heat has cranked up to shorten our days. We still aim to finish in the last week of August, but we can see a tougher profile ahead.

These past few days have been impacted by, particularly, the humidity and we’ve come to terms that those 20-milers are a...

Jun 25, 2019

I had a brief day of doubt this week as my body appeared to rebel about the miles I was doing. I soon got over it but even wondered if Lyme Disease was a possibility.

I also got the great chance to meet face to face with our very own Dr Lynne, as well as her husband, Bob, and a listener, Eric Gross Jr.

Rain slowed us a...

Jun 20, 2019

We’ve been incredibly lucky with our management of rain so far but, as with all things, this, too, shall end.

The rain is upon us and making the New York rocks slicker and far more dangerous.

We have a quandary, in that there are blue-blazes to avoid the rocks but we want to stick with the white blazes as long as we...

Jun 17, 2019

Old friends reunited and new friends met. The trail continues to provide us with serendipitous moments that are the real Trail Magic.

Sharing the trail with Trigger, Dodger Dog, Cushy, and a new friend, Barb, has been a delight.

I’m fulfilling my desire to watch the last round of each of the Major Golf Championships...

Jun 16, 2019

Pennsylvania has claimed another couple of victims; Trigger and I are VERY glad that it is over.

Our feet and shoes have suffered from the sharpness of the rocks and, now that we have entered New Jersey, we were hoping that the rocks were going to improve. Our verdict so far; better but still rocky.