Trek Blog

  • Day Six: 51 Miles Down

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    Day six It’s been a few since I checked back in with everyone in the real world. Ray and I just wrapped up our sixth day of hiking along the Appalachian Trail and have now officially completed 51 miles. There’s definitely been some steep ups and downs… still trying to figure out this whole trekking pole business and she I…

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  • Day One

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    Today marks the first day of our Appalachian Trail hike. Arriving at Amicalola Falls at 11 AM we hiked 8.1 miles (extra with our dog detour to protect Theo’s feet from some rough stairs) arriving at Black Gap Shelter around 3:30 PM. For those of you who don’t know, my little sister has joined in in the fun for my…

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  • Know Drugs. No Overdose. Meeting with Gina, Founder of SAD

    Last week, thousands of families honored their loved ones lost to addiction on Black Balloon Day, March 6th, 2018. The movement started two years ago by Diane and Lauren Hurley after the sudden loss of Diane’s son-in-law, and Diane’s brother-in-law, Greg Tremblay. Tremblay was a father of four who died of an overdose when he was 38 years old on…

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