July 24, 2014
The view from Killington. You hike up this mountain all morning, and when you get to the top, you see a bunch of tourists who were smarter and just rode up the ski lift.

The view from Killington. You hike up this mountain all morning, and when you get to the top, you see a bunch of tourists who were smarter and just rode up the ski lift.

July 24, 2014

Then and now. On the left, 12-year-old me guarding the goods. When I did this chunk of the trail ten years ago, I refused to eat anything other than Captain Crunch. Today I carried and consumed a ceremonial box of the stuff as I re-traversed the section of the trail that I did as a youth.

July 24, 2014

July 24, 2014

Clearly my selfie game could use some work, but here I am entering New Hampshire - the penultimate state on this the Appalachian Trail.

July 11, 2014
Gandalf is alive and well and living in Connecticut.

Gandalf is alive and well and living in Connecticut.

July 11, 2014

July 11, 2014
New shoes! Back to Merrell brand. No obituary for the old shoes - they don’t deserve one.

New shoes! Back to Merrell brand. No obituary for the old shoes - they don’t deserve one.

July 11, 2014
From the woods to the jungle - the concrete jungle, that is! I took the train into NYC and spent a week having fun in the city. Here I am with Becca on the rooftop of the Met, Central Park behind us.

From the woods to the jungle - the concrete jungle, that is! I took the train into NYC and spent a week having fun in the city. Here I am with Becca on the rooftop of the Met, Central Park behind us.

July 7, 2014

July 7, 2014