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Less is more

I woke up thisĀ  morning listening to music. Music always has moved me in many ways and it helps create my mood. It has given me strength many times when I have been down. And this morning, it moved me … Continue reading

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A key to confidence

I looked at the photos on my phone, scrolling through each one, and could barely believe my eyes. There in front of me lay proof that my hard work was paying off. Just a few minutes before, I had stopped … Continue reading

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Act 2

I looked at this blog for the first time in years today. I can’t believe I wrote my last post almost five years ago. Much has changed. But some hasn’t. It’s good to have this blog because I can look … Continue reading

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Up to Huckleberry (Camping with Carolina)

Took my 4-year-old daughter out backpacking for the first time Saturday and Sunday. There was some good, some bad. I took her, three friends and their sons and we went to Huckleberry Knob along the TN-NC border in the Nantahala … Continue reading

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The season

There’s a bit of a chill in the air now. The day are getting shorter. For me, it represents one thing. The start of backpacking season. Another year of getting out in the woods and enjoying the crisp fall. Fall … Continue reading

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The best time of my life

I’m a week away from doing a 5K through a bunch of mud. In another month, I’ll be on my way to Manchester, Tenn. to run through fire, mud and water. Just last weekend, I rode 20-miles on a mountain … Continue reading

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The 20-mile ride

Today, I rode 20 miles on my mountain bike. Have I did it before? Yes. I think I did. Back when I did the “climb” I’m pretty sure I put in a 20-miler on that ride. But I was never … Continue reading

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