Monthly Archives: June 2008

Smoky hike, part 2 (finally)

Day 3 of our hike began much as Day 2 had ended — a misty, buggy walk along a creek, and yet another ford — the longest, deepest ford of our entire hike. We were pros at this by now, … Continue reading

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Smoky hike, part 1

I just got back from an intense hike in the Smoky Mountains. Without further ado, here’s the report. Here’s me and Nora at the start of the trip, in the Clingman’s Dome parking lot, where probably a hundred tourists have … Continue reading

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“Courtesy of”?

Last time I checked, the phrase “courtesy of” indicated that an item had been provided by its owner. For example, unless I was being ironic, if I stole a candy bar from the grocery store, I wouldn’t say “this Snickers … Continue reading

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