Many of my posts are simply a photo and a latitude  and longitude or the latitude and longitude alone.  If you copy and paste the latitude and longitude into Google you’ll see a map of the location.

For the last couple years I drove around the U.S.A. for a trucking company, occasionally posting pictures. I quit my job on February 25th and decided do some backpacking and sightseeing for the next few months.

When I started this blog on September 23, 2004 I was much more opinionated. I’ve grown tired of making philosophical arguments. I don’t know why we are here and where we are going. If you’re interested in that sort of thing you can start here: [].

I’ve become interested in people who walk, bicycle, row, sail long distances. I’ve compiled a rather haphazard list of links here. []

Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Latitude, Longitude
40.274250 -77.099083
Posing with Shoelace, Cookie, Captain Jack. 

Yesterday Survivor took a bad fall and hurt his wrist.  He’s taking a couple days off.  

When I stopped for the day I had completed 112 miles of hiking over 12 days. Not setting any speed records, but I have no blisters and foot soreness mostly goes away after a night of rest.

Fayetteville, Pennsylvania 

I’m going slowly right now. Giving my body time to adjust. I’m feeling good. I’ve done 58 miles in 8 days. I’m near Fayetteville, PA. Population 3,128. I’ve made some hiker friends (Captain Jack, Survivor, Cookie). We’re going to hike to Pine Grove Furnace State Park today (about 8 miles). I’ve met a slew of other hikers going faster than me or going in the opposite direction, a couple going slower than me.

I don’t plan on being this verbose very often. I’m writing this as I sit in a gas station that I walked to about a mile from the trail.

I’ve been nicknamed “Nibbles” because I eat snacks frequently as I walk.