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Headless chicken checking in

Headless chicken checking in

Man, oh man, I really didn’t anticipate the response I got from last Thursday’s post. I was thinking of my last day of work as more of a step in the process, not the last step before falling into the abyss of my trek. I’m feeling a little sheepish, especially since I’m writing from Virginia … Continue reading

Twelfth Official Product Review EVER: LifeStraw

Twelfth Official Product Review EVER: LifeStraw

At the end of November, I came to the conclusion that I would save weight in my pack if I were to exclusively carry two-ounce Aquamira purification drops for my water. I know that, since Aquamira is chlorine-based, it leaves the water with a chemical taste, but I figured the benefits outweighed the costs. Water … Continue reading

Stylish Trail Haircut – Revisited

Stylish Trail Haircut – Revisited

Chalk this one up to another change of heart. Way back in the beginning of September – when I was still shocked by my own proclamation that I’m going to quit my job and hike the Appalachian Trail – I said that I was going to chop all of my hair off since it would … Continue reading