The road trip portion of my sabbatical has come to an end. Here are some random thoughts about being on the road since late November 2017.
Call it climate change, weather events, cycles, or bad juju. But there are more fires, swings in snow levels, droughts, closures, etc. Some thoughts.
Top Ten Gear Lists are perhaps the most popular articles in any community. Be it backpacking, music, movies, etc. But they are typically useless.
The Appalachian Trail is not wilderness nor is it isolated. But it is a trail gives many people a sense of the wild and a sense of nature.
Accessibility is relatively easy. Information is painless to acquire. Are we in a Golden Age of the outdoors? And how long will this Golden Age last?
Two signs of our current state of connectivity.
A fascinating NPR piece discussed the number of hunters declining. What does trend mean for non-hunters and anglers?
Another good amount of time spent in town. But I am glad to be back on the road!
A watershed moment for me on this day: I started my thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail.
Some time spent in the Bay Area. San Francisco is the perfect city for simply meandering and seeing what nooks and crannies await!