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Re: [at-l] not trail related, but life related...

Okay, we need more information. What was the gear list and the pack weight 
of his bag? How were the water supplies and hazards? Any interesting wild 
life or varmints? Were any doctors on the course?

Way to go in helping him keep his goals and share the success of meeting 
them. Isn't that exactly what all of us on this list hope our "significant 
others" can do as we seek our Katahdin?

Atlanta, GA

At 01:35 PM 8/23/1999 -0400, richard mann wrote:

>for two years my father has had to endure four operations, much pain, and a
>large number of health care professionals that, in the course of doing their
>job, intruded greatly in his life, and the life of my mother.  we all never
>knew whether my father would loose his feet, or, if he kept his feet,
>whether he would ever walk again.  his mantra throughout this whole ordeal
>has been, "when can i get out on the golf course again?"  today, he hauled
>his frail body into the front seat of the car, and we drove to a local
>course, where we played nine holes of golf.  my father, a very happy man, is
>now in bed recovering from this blessed event.  he may sleep until

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