I've been distracted recently. I suppose in a way, everyone has been distracted recently, but I really feel all over the place. I'm normally very goal-directed, and I have, for the most part, always known what I wanted. It feels like I'm losing that, though, and I don't like the feeling. A friend recently asked …
In which we cross the Red River, eat pizza, and finish the hottest section hike ever.
In which we find more chanterelles, appreciate creeks and fish, and spend our last night on the Trace.
In which we have a view, find chanterelles, and eat lunch in Frenchburg.
In which we visit crayfish, walk on more gravel, and find the most perfect campsite.
In which we leave town, head back into the woods, and appreciate mushrooms
In which we go to town, try to find a ride, and enjoy air conditioning.
In which we walk on roads for too long, almost run out of water, and do battle against ticks.
In which we enter the heat, see turtles, and appreciate fireflies.
In which local trails are explored and appreciated.