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The Appalachian Thru-Hiker

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May 21, 2019

minimalism

Weight of the world on my shoulders

You don’t have to walk 2200 miles to simplify and de-stress your life, but it doesn’t hurt

It is sometimes in the strangest moments, during the course of the most conventional tasks, that drastic change is initiated.  Choosing to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail, taking on a six-month, 2200 mile journey through rain and sleet, through cold winter nights as well as hot, humid days, spending each night in a tent or occasionally