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Overmountain Men

By Jennifer

Between September 22nd – Oct 7th, I had the privilege of assisting with the Overmountain Victory March that starts in Abingdon, VA and ends at Kings Mountain National Battlefield in SC. The March commemorates the 330 mile route that the Scotch-Irish mountaineers took to engage the loyalist army led …

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Self-Diagnosis

By Jennifer

While I was crawling through Mahousic Notch this summer on two shin splints that felt like broken legs, I met a wonderful thru-hiker. This young man was friendly, out-going, and I’ll be honest I was thrilled to see any sign of life in this portion of trail that …

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Smokies Video

By Jennifer

This is a video that Matt Kirk created. Matt is an amazing person and hiker. I am so grateful that he was able to join me on the 70 – mile stretch through the park. Check out some of what we experienced.

http://matthewkirk.blogspot.com/2011/07/another-chance-to-hike-70-miles-over.html

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Great Article about a Great Person

By Jennifer

This article shows a really healthy relationship with the trail and self. Great job Will!

http://www.blueridgeoutdoors.com/running/thrill-of-the-chase/

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Art in Action

By Jennifer

Brew and I had an AMAZING weekend at the US Open. We watched 8 hours of tennis on Saturday and 11 hours on Sunday. We both grew up playing competitive tennis and are in awe of the players who are at the highest level of the sport.

Beyond tennis we …

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Just being me…

By Jennifer

Yesterday I did an interview on the 700 Club. I’ll admit, that before this week I had never watched the 700 Club. Furthermore, because I live a stone’s throw from downtown Asheville and spend my summer’s on the trail, I’m not used to communities where everyone shares the same faith.

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Gratitude

By Jennifer

I love that my time spent on the trail fills me with appreciation for the amenities that I enjoy at home.

At home, I love every hot shower, I relish clean cotton bed sheets, and I am grateful for all the cold goodies that are accessible in my freezer and …

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S. Woods Quote

By Jennifer

Love this:

“We do not conquer mountains, nor tame the elements. The true conquest lies in penetrating those barriers of self-imposed limitations within our minds.” S. Woods

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Reflections

By Jennifer

It has been almost three weeks now since we finished the trail and in some ways it is all starting to feel like a dream. Brew and I returned home this past Sunday, and he started back to work today. Our house is the same, our friends are the same …

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Thank You, Thank You, Thank You

By Jennifer

Day 47 AKA The 19th Hole Start time: 12:01am End time: never

I’m sitting on the porch at our friends’ mountain house outside of Helen, Georgia, drinking 12-year Glenfiddich (Thanks again, Frank and Lauren!), checking emails, and gazing at some beautiful North Georgia mountains.

Also, I’m wearing deodorant for the …

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