One Last Post

This may be my last post before we start hiking 5 million steps on the AT, but I have a few last-minute updates.Our starting weights are:Patrice (yes I am admitting my weight to the Internets, gasp): 133.8 lbsJustin: 155.2 lbsOur first mail drop will be in Monson, ME. We expect to arrive there June 17,…

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4 Days!!!

I can’t even begin to describe the roller coaster of craziness we are on. We’ve been in just about every state in May … except maybe Minnesota? We’ve been packing, unpacking, visiting family/friends, concert-going (J), sleeping in a different bed every night, trying to plan out those last-minute trail details and making sure our life…

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Chop, Chop

We’re still in Phoenix and it’s hot. We are getting ready to attend Sunshine’s wedding and we were all sitting around hanging out, including my old hairdresser from when I lived here. Well, we got to talking about me cutting my hair before the trail and donating it. I had a hair appt scheduled for…

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Adios Fernando

We sold my car yesterday. It was bittersweet for me because Fernando & I have been together longer than J & I have been! He has lived coast to coast with me and we have shared 124,000 miles together. I know his new owner will take very good care of him, so that helps. We…

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More Cake

It always happens that we make our friends when we are leaving a place. I’ve found as adults, it takes 3 years to settle into a place and make friends, especially when you don’t have kids to make it happen for you. We’ve been in NH for 3 years, 10 months. So without fail, for…

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Friday the 13th

Today is J’s last day of work. He decided to wear his favorite green shirt.Out of the 3 years, 10 months he has been in this position, he probably wore this shirt once a week. We said more goodbyes this week. J had his spring gathering with other rec directors around the state on Wednesday…

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