Spring 2018 AT Section Hike – Days 6-8

Day 6:  Mountain Harbour Hostel to campsite at Slide Hollow.  9.6 mi After over-indulging ourselves (well, okay, I was the only one to over-indulge) in the AYCE (All You Can Eat) breakfast at Mountain Harbour, we resumed our walk north.  Mountain Harbour is an awesome place to stay and I highly recommend it to anyone … Continue reading Spring 2018 AT Section Hike – Days 6-8

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Spring 2018 AT Section Hike: Days 4 & 5

Day Four:  Ash Gap Campsite to Overmountain Shelter.  9.0 mi There was a lot of anticipation leading up to this part of the trip and it didn't disappoint.  The forecast was in our favor as we started up the trail.  First stop was the site of the former Cloudland Hotel near Toll House Gap.  The … Continue reading Spring 2018 AT Section Hike: Days 4 & 5

An Essential Tremor Journey. Decisions, decisions…

Well, I had my initial evaluation for Essential Tremor treatment using DBS by one of the neurosurgeons at SLU (Saint Louis University) hospital and he has now referred me to the neurosurgeon that would actually perform the procedure.  And they’re sending me to a neuropsychologist to make sure that I’m actually ok psychologically with proceeding … Continue reading An Essential Tremor Journey. Decisions, decisions…