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Chilblains (CHILL-blayns)

I was surprised when I started having sore toes. I was young. I had recently moved from an arctic region to a more moderate (though damp) climate and I couldn’t understand that I would have problems with my circulation here if I hadn’t had it in the upper latitudes of the world. 391 more words

Medical Experiences

9 Items to Improve Life a Little

This post is about a few of the items in my life that I really appreciate. It’s the stuff that I find myself using quite regularly or that I need to turn to in cases of sickness or emergency. 1,448 more words


Wool Wins!

Even though I have been hiking for a good part of my life (40 years), I have never considered wearing anything but cotton socks for my adventures. 296 more words

Thru-Hiking: Your Feet

Last night I had a bit of inspiration and began researching footwear, and various other things foot related in regard to thru-hiking.

We also set a date to begin our Appalachian Trail adventure. 552 more words


29 Butterflies?

Just miles from picturesque Lake Oconee, where the successful enjoy their comfortable second homes, this man is in the Butterflies & Blooms Briar Patch Habitat, in sweet Eatonton, Georgia. 238 more words

Field Work

Three Trains

I was busy this morning writing and revising what I wrote. Writers have notebooks. I don’t have time to make sense of that. I’m on the subway to work. 492 more words


Have you heard of Hygge?

As I’ve mentioned, I’m keen on the Scandinavian style of home decorating.  This has given me reason to check out other aspects of this far away culture.   427 more words