Snow Day with the Neighbors (aka, Chaos)

Date January 31, 2009

We had our first real weather of the season last week, which resulted in school closures on Wednesday and then again on Thursday. On Wednesday, I initially thought I was going to slog my way into the office (I was slated to go into the office that’s pretty close to our house), but ultimately opted [...]

Gilligan on the AT Revisited: 09-Sep-1993

Date September 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. 9/9/93 – Thur. It’s just Buck and me at [...]

Gilligan on the AT Revisited: 01-Sep-1993

Date September 1, 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. 9/1/93 – Wed. I made it out of Hanover [...]

Gilligan on the AT Revisited: 30-Jul-1993

Date July 30, 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. 7/30/93 – Fri. Well, a good night’s sleep did [...]

Gilligan on the AT Revisited: 05-Jul-1993

Date July 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. 7/5/93 – Mon. This will be a short entry, [...]

Gilligan on the AT Revisited: 04-Jul-1993

Date July 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. 7/4/93 – Sun. 21.9 miles today from Bobblet’s Gap [...]