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Day 343: Solo

First, I have to acknowledge the amount of privilege that goes with tonight’s post: The privilege of living where I live The privilege of having an income that affords meĀ  the opportunity for recreation The privilege of having a wife … Continue reading

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Day 323: Phase

I was going to call this one “moon,” but that was just a little too silly, even for me…. I’ve been reading a chapter tonight in preparation for tomorrow’s class–the author is discussing the pace of life in a digital … Continue reading

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Day 322: Bundle

No, not the cable and the internet…. It was 12 degrees this morning when I went out to the car. The kids’ schools were closed, but not the university, so off I went, bundled up against the cold. Today was … Continue reading

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Day 320: Commune

When I drove up to Virginia yesterday, I was a little concerned about early morning ice, so I opted to take the I-77 to I-81. Today, on the drive back, I decided to take the more back road path, down … Continue reading

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Day 285: Modify

Today we attempted the second of three summit hikes to Calloway Peak. The plan was to take on the most rugged of the three, which starts just past the Grandfather Mountain “swinging bridge” parking lot–a 5-mile (more or less) out … Continue reading

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Day 265: Barefoot

My oldest child refuses to believe that “to snowshoe” is a verb. I’ll have to wait another 90 days or so to see if I have the opportunity to use that particular verb, but for today, with a tip of … Continue reading

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Day 255: Bushwhack

Oh, I’m starting to feel a little guilty again. There are those boxes that still need to be unpacked–or better yet: if it’s been over a month and stuff is still in boxes, maybe I need to donate those boxes … Continue reading

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