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An Appalachian Trail hiking tale

Last Thursday, November 21st, Kathy and I had the pleasure of hearing former State Representative Mark Meadows describe his 1,000 plus mile hike along the southern half of the Appalachian Trail from Springer Mountain, Georgia to Maryland. ¬†As Appalachian Trail … Continue reading

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Why is Indiana off the beaten path?

There is but one lonely state that does not have a single inch of the National Trails System (Historic or Scenic) contained within its boundaries. Sadly, that is my birth state of Indiana. How can that be? Is Indiana so … Continue reading

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