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Gratitude

By Jennifer

I love that my time spent on the trail fills me with appreciation for the amenities that I enjoy at home.

At home, I love every hot shower, I relish clean cotton bed sheets, and I am grateful for all the cold goodies that are accessible in my freezer and …

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S. Woods Quote

By Jennifer

Love this:

“We do not conquer mountains, nor tame the elements. The true conquest lies in penetrating those barriers of self-imposed limitations within our minds.” S. Woods

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Reflections

By Jennifer

It has been almost three weeks now since we finished the trail and in some ways it is all starting to feel like a dream. Brew and I returned home this past Sunday, and he started back to work today. Our house is the same, our friends are the same …

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Thank You, Thank You, Thank You

By Jennifer

Day 47 AKA The 19th Hole Start time: 12:01am End time: never

I’m sitting on the porch at our friends’ mountain house outside of Helen, Georgia, drinking 12-year Glenfiddich (Thanks again, Frank and Lauren!), checking emails, and gazing at some beautiful North Georgia mountains.

Also, I’m wearing deodorant for the …

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Recap of Unforgettable Finish

By Jennifer

The Last Day- 36.2 miles Start time: 2:45am End time: 3:26pm

Jen, Carl, Maureen, and I woke up at 2:45 again. Jen was making some pretty terrible sounds as she got ready. Like, “I’ve been hiking 47 miles a day for 45 days straight and have gotten a…

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