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Re: [at-l] journals - (was thru-hikering attitude)



A backpacker trying to journal
complained he was lacking the kernal
of wit and insight
to jot down each night,
so he made all his entries diurnal.


Hmmmm....... hum a few bars and I'll fake it.

--Rhymin' Worm


At 7:57 PM -0500 12/23/98, Bill Thorneloe wrote:
>Rhymin'
>
>You have the correct idea of how to journal. Journaling (if that is a
>noun) is a very personal event. There is no correct way to do it. An
>appropriate journal could be a few lines of poetry, haiku, a drawing, 16
>paragraphs daily, a filled out form, another notch in the walking stick,
>or whatever.
>
>The important thing is to do what came naturally _before_ the hike.
>Apparently you like to do poetry. Thank God you aren't Irish an into
>limericks (There was a thru-hiker named Tucker....)


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