August 2-9

August 2-9

Tuesday August 3 “Your travel life has the essence of a dream. It is something outside the normal, yet you are in it. It is peopled with characters you have never seen before and in all probability will never see again. It brings occasional homesickness, and...

July 27-August 2

Friday, July 30, 1999 We were brought back to the trail but the temperature slammed me to the ground and held me there. I have no motivation to hike in this soupy wave of heat. We entered New Jersey and this state seems as hot as the last. There is a severe draught...
The Heat Rises

The Heat Rises

Tuesday, July 20, 1999 We went to the post office first thing in the morning and picked up my food drop and mail from friends and family. I didn’t read any right away but pulled them out one at a time throughout the day when I took breaks from hiking. I am humbled and...
It’s So Hot

It’s So Hot

Tuesday, July 13, 1999 Today is my 100thday out on the trail and I still love it. I still love the challenge, I love the people I meet, I love the smells, the conversations with God, the conversations I have with others about God, the emotional pains I’ve worked...
Help!! July 7-12

Help!! July 7-12

Wednesday, July 7, 1999 Llama an I spent a relaxing evening on Annapolis Rocks, cliffs overlooking the beauty of Maryland. Few hikers are moving today, the heat is rising and that seems to slow us all down. As the two of us hiked it felt like we were the only hikers...