On the raod to Damascus

Trip Start Mar 10, 2010
Trip End Ongoing

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Friday, April 23, 2010

was Sherlocks 40th birthday!  Hiked 15.7 miles. The owner of the 
castle gave us a ride to breakfast and then to the trail head!  Hiked 
around Watauga lake and dam. Got some really good views and pics. 
Hiked in a soda and some treats for Sherlocks birthday and then we 
sang to him.  Gave the English guy a American birthday on the side 
of the trail.

26 miles that's right!!! My first marathon day!  The day started 
off cold and rainy but i wanted to get to Damascus and get out of TN.   
I did both!!!  While crossing in VA I heard this loud cracking sound. 
I turned around to see this large tree fall!  So if a tree falls in 
the forest you do here it and it scares the shit out of you! On the way 
down the hill I called Nobody.  He found me a place to stay.  I got to 
town around 7pm dropped my stuff off and took a shower.  I met up with 
Little Brown, Moonpie and Nobody.  We all started the same day!  over 40 days ago!! It's amazing we're all still on the trail.  So we went to the bar and they 
had Sam Adams Summer Ale on tap!! What a good way to end my first 26 
mile day and celebrate making it to Virigina with old friends and good times  : )
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Lillie on

Congrats on your first marathon! Cool beard - I almost didn't recognize you :)

Thanks for the updates and be safe. Go Boston!!!

Harriet E Berube on

Hi Boston, aka Steve
Caught up with your last four postings today--how cool is this trip?!!
Love the pics--think of you often and hope you stay safe and don't have to rescue dogs or people too many more times!

Rosemary on

Love reading your blogs and enjoy the pictures. Glad you are still enjoying the challange. Miss you . Be Safe.

~Katie on

You da man Mr. Boston!! I'm sorry I keep on missing your call. I didn't recognize the number. I miss ya dude and look forward to chatting with you soon! Keep on trucking! :)

Dad on

Still sounds like you are having a great time...be safe and be careful

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