Entries from June 2008

Then and Now: Tim and Alana

Date June 24, 2008

“Then” was in 2005 and “Now” was at our “fancy dinner” outing in November, 2007.

Gilligan on the AT Revisited: 24-Jun-1993

Date June 24, 2008

This is a 5-month long series of blog posts that are the entries in my journals written on most evenings as I hiked the Appalachian Trail in 1993. The journal entry appears first — indented — and then any additional commentary from my 15-years-removed perspective follows. 6/24/93 – Thu. What a day! We covered 12 [...]

Gilligan on the AT Revisited: 23-Jun-1993

Date June 23, 2008

This is a 5-month long series of blog posts that are the entries in my journals written on most evenings as I hiked the Appalachian Trail in 1993. The journal entry appears first — indented — and then any additional commentary from my 15-years-removed perspective follows. 6/23/93 – Wed. 19.8 miles today and we’re staying [...]

Alana’s Birthdays – 0-1-2-3

Date June 22, 2008

I can’t let Alana’s birthday pass without bringing up a few pictures from the past. So, here is Alana as she looked on her first 4 birthdays: Day of her birth: Birthday # 1: Birthday # 2: (celebrated with good friend Angela and one of Angela’s dolls) Birthday # 3:

Gilligan on the AT Revisited: 22-Jun-1993

Date June 22, 2008

This is a 5-month long series of blog posts that are the entries in my journals written on most evenings as I hiked the Appalachian Trail in 1993. The journal entry appears first — indented — and then any additional commentary from my 15-years-removed perspective follows. 6/22/93 – Tue. 18.8 miles today by 4:00 — [...]

Carson’s wild hair day

Date June 21, 2008

Carson is really enjoying Inventor’s Camp. On Wednesday, it was wild-hair day. Carson requested a mohawk, which his 1-week-old haircut would not allow. We settled for some punked out bangs and green hairspray. While dropping him off, I ran into Angela, Benton’s 3rd grade teacher, a counselor at the camp. Her shoulder length hair was [...]

Gilligan on the AT Revisited: 21-Jun-1993

Date June 21, 2008

This is a 5-month long series of blog posts that are the entries in my journals written on most evenings as I hiked the Appalachian Trail in 1993. The journal entry appears first — indented — and then any additional commentary from my 15-years-removed perspective follows. 6/21/93 – Mon. Yesterday was Father’s Day and I [...]

Strawberry Picking

Date June 20, 2008

This week, both boys have been in summer camp. I pick Carson up first and then drive to get Benton and his friend. On our way home, we pass by a small family farm about 5 miles from our house that has strawberry fields. Benton and Nick lobbied to go pick berries earlier in the [...]

Alana enjoying her new presents

Date June 20, 2008

Alana got a lot of great presents for her birthday. I managed to snap a few shots of her enjoying those presents during her party.

Gilligan on the AT Revisited: 20-Jun-1993

Date June 20, 2008

This is a 5-month long series of blog posts that are the entries in my journals written on most evenings as I hiked the Appalachian Trail in 1993. The journal entry appears first — indented — and then any additional commentary from my 15-years-removed perspective follows. 6/20/93 – Sun. I left off a couple of [...]