Jersey Revisited

I finally crossed into the great state of New York from the….let’s just say “the other” state of New Jersey. In the interest of full disclosure, I’d like to clear the air after my Jersey bitch-fest. Plus, my buddy Matt…

Hitch Hiking

Ever hitched a ride? Probably not. Why? Because it’s dangerous? Any statistics to back that up? NO! Of course not! It’s just dangerous…everybody knows that. There’s a certain percentage of crazies, criminals, and murders out there and that number hasn’t…

Aren’t you afraid of bears?

Look around. Humans own this planet. We are an Apex Predator. As far as the big cats, grizzlies, and sharks go, our highly developed brain has put us on top of even these fearsom predators. North America used to be…

Aren’t you a little late?

After about 1800 miles trekking through Florida, Alabama, and Georgia, I arrived at Springer Mountain in Georgia and started the AT. Ever since, every hiker I pass who knows about the trail asks me one of these questions: Aren’t you…

Do you carry a weapon?

I don’t carry anything that I don’t use on a weekly, if not daily basis. So no, I don’t carry a gun. I don’t even carry a knife. They just aren’t usefull items. “What-If” isn’t a reason to bring things…