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20 Days and Counting!
To all interested parties:
I finally settled on a Olympus Infinity for the weight, quality of
shots, and weather-proof features. Now only have a few odds and ends to
purchase, a hell of a lot of details to attend to, a few more bucks to earn,
and I am trail-bound.
Just read "As Far as the Eye Can See". Forgot the author's name, but it
is a great, short account of a '79 thru-hike. I hope all the magic hasn't
been supplanted by the jaded irritation of locals and the rudeness of the
ever increasing numbers of thru-hikers. Just like everything else in life, I
wonder if I didn't discover this too late. I must admit, the horror stories
of crowded shelters has me worried. Oh well, I am sure these worries are
Leaving by the 'Hound from Kansas City on April 12 and looking forward
to my years-old dream finally reaching fruition.