Summer Trip Part 2 of ? — Rangeley, ME

Date July 31, 2011

Hmmm…nothing like writing Part 1 of our summer trip and then not following up with Part 2 until two weeks later! Since that first post, I’ve made trips to New Orleans and to Austin, which, when shoehorned in amongst work, has kept me pretty busy. Better late than never, though, right? After leaving Julie’s aunt [...]

Carson + 2 Grandparents + Maine = Heaven

Date August 24, 2009

Carson headed up to Maine with my parents for a week-and-a-half. I got the photos off their camera, but can only provide the sparsest of descriptions. I think the evidence indicates he had a great time! Hiking Kayaking Kayaking with Boppa Swimming/Snorkeling with Boppa Fishing “Birdwatching” Sculpture Climbing

Gilligan on the AT Revisited — 21-Sep-1993

Date September 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. 9/21/93 – Tue. Where to start? Dee died on [...]

Family Vacation Part 9: Cute Kids in Rangeley

Date August 29, 2008

These are various kid pics from the Rangeley leg of our vacation that just didn’t seem to fit into any of the posts up to this point. This first picture is not just of Alana and Carson doing the dishes one evening. It is also the last recorded picture of that glass in Alana’s hand [...]

Gilligan on the AT Revisited

Date May 7, 2008

Starting on 08-May-2007, I’ll be “publishing” my journal from my hike of the Appalachian Trail (A.T.) back in 1993. As I mentioned in an earlier post , the A.T. has been popping into my life for years. To expand on that informal list a bit: The nominal mid-point of the A.T., and home of the [...]