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    I am also under 5' tall. 4' 10" to be exact. I...

    I am also under 5' tall. 4' 10" to be exact. I was given my name in New Zealand while trekking there. My trekmates knew that I was an obsessed Lord of the Rings fan and thus they gave me the name. I...
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    Hi All! Rain Man was kind enough to let me know...

    Hi All! Rain Man was kind enough to let me know about this thread today. As for me being seen in Damascus.....no. Not in 2010 anyway. Hubby and I were there in 2009 and stayed up in Grayson...
  3. Thread: I'm back!

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    I'm back!

    :banana Hi all! As you may recall I was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in late January 2015. Surgery showed it to be Stage 4. During the year I had two more surgeries - one to place a pump to...
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    Found out today that chemo will start this Friday...

    Found out today that chemo will start this Friday and go every single week for 9 months. I will not be doing my walk of the Camino this year. :( Thank you all for your prayers, kind words,...
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    Prayers, Success Stories, No Bad Vibes!

    So spunky, feisty, outspoken Mrs Baggins, she who never gets sick, has always (right or wrong) bragged about her robust health at age 59, is planning to backpack the Smokies in May, and walk the...
  6. Also, I do know about all of the complaints of...

    Also, I do know about all of the complaints of how Bryson treated the South and Southerners in the book. Read ALL of his books. He is equally brutal to all sections of the United States, Europe,...
  7. This is a much better review. I've read the...

    This is a much better review. I've read the book 4 times, just finished the 4th reading yesterday. While I'm never in favor of radical changes from book to big screen, it doesn't sound as though...
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    It's my birthday. A good day. :)

    It's my birthday. A good day. :)
  9. Look for "Skittles" journal on trailjournals.com....

    Look for "Skittles" journal on trailjournals.com. He did it before it was completely finished, though. By now there should be numerous journals for it. It's on our list. Went to NZ and 2003...
  10. I'll be 59 tomorrow. I didn't even START...

    I'll be 59 tomorrow. I didn't even START hiking/backpacking til I was 47. Up til then I had knee pain from a skiing accident in 1978. After a few months of hiking the knee pain disappeared and has...
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    What time of year was that?

    What time of year was that?
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    Changed plans. Starting Sept 13th now.

    Changed plans. Starting Sept 13th now.
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    We have a 16 screen Regal here in Frederick and...

    We have a 16 screen Regal here in Frederick and it's not on their list. Yet they can waste multiple screens on single movies (gotta have 3D, 3D Imax, regular.......) :(
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    Read all of the books that you can get your hands...

    Read all of the books that you can get your hands on that other peregrinos have written. As usual some are better than others but you can learn from all of them. The movie, as much as we love it...
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    Hubby and I did The West Highland Way this past...

    Hubby and I did The West Highland Way this past September. Absolutely LOVED having a hotel and a pub to look forward to every night. Our bags were ported ahead every day so that all we needed were...
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    I'm doing it Sept 2015 along with hubby and a...

    I'm doing it Sept 2015 along with hubby and a friend of ours. Already have our first night's reservation at Refuge Orisson. I'm hoping that that will be the ONLY time we have to make reservations...
  17. Thread: Bar Food

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    Sadly that place is no longer "The Secret Six" -...

    Sadly that place is no longer "The Secret Six" - now it's some fru fru place called Potomac Grill. Loved going to the "...Six" after hikes and always took guests there. Food could be off and on...
  18. Yes, been a member many years.

    Yes, been a member many years.
  19. A stunt. Well then. That makes speed hiking a...

    A stunt. Well then. That makes speed hiking a stunt; hiking while blind a stunt; hiking with artificial limb(s) a stunt; thru-hiking more than once a stunt; hiking with a 12 lb pack a stunt; hiking...
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    There was NO one else there and no one else ever...

    There was NO one else there and no one else ever came down the trail. The people at the tent sites had gotten there ahead of us. We came in late. The condition of the shelter was so bad that...
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    Two of us stayed in the old one in 2008. We...

    Two of us stayed in the old one in 2008. We didn't realize that there was a tent site just a little farther on. It was bug ridden, very muddy, and since we figured we were alone we put our tents up...
  22. We REALLY have to get a LIKE button on this site!...

    We REALLY have to get a LIKE button on this site! I LOVED that Rainman! We just walked the West Highland Way in Scotland, using a company that ported our bags ahead and made the hotel reservations...
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    I agree about changing up the scenery. I was...

    I agree about changing up the scenery. I was getting pretty burned out and just wanted to do something else for awhile. I even dissolved a hiking group for women that I'd been leading for 4 years...
  24. 39 years old. Very sad.

    39 years old. Very sad.
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    Komperdell replacement parts?

    I have a ladies set of Komperdell poles that I bought at REI about 10 years ago. I've used them on the AT, in South America, and in the UK. I just used them to walk the West Highland Way. I'm...
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