Entries from October 2008

One week in October – without Tim

Date October 17, 2008

It has been awhile since I have taken the time to post to the blog.  I am WAY overdue.  In the past few weeks we have had many postable events, including a family reunion in Wadsworth with our new nephew Markus.  Those will have to wait.  For tonight, I thought I would give you a [...]

Gilligan on the AT Revisited: 11-Oct-2008

Date October 11, 2008

That’s right…THIS is the final post in my write-up/reflections on my 1993 thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail, which culminated on October 10, 1993. I figured I should probably reflect a little bit, so I’ll do that in bulleted form: Towards the end of the hike, a common shelter conversation was, “Would you want to do [...]

Gilligan on the AT Revisited: 10-Oct-1993

Date October 10, 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. This is my third and final “recollection” journal entry, as [...]

Gilligan on the AT Revisited: 09-Oct-1993

Date October 9, 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. As mentioned earlier, my journal ended on October 7th, [...]

Gilligan on the AT Revisited: 08-Oct-1993

Date October 8, 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. Well, actually, my journal ended yesterday, but I figured [...]

Gilligan on the AT Revisited: 07-Oct-1993

Date October 7, 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. 10/7/93 – Thur. Julie tomorrow! Warmer today — hiked [...]

Gilligan on the AT Revisited: 06-Oct-1993

Date October 6, 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. 10/6/1993 – Wed. I did my last 20-miler today [...]

Another Round of “Caption This Photo”

Date October 5, 2008

What would you put as the caption under this picture?

Gilligan on the AT Revisited: 05-Oct-1993

Date October 5, 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. 10/5/93 – Tue. I’m alone tonight but don’t feel [...]

Gilligan on the AT Revisited: 04-Oct-1993

Date October 4, 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. 10/4/93 – Mon. Okay, to hell with the introspecting [...]