Wanderings

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9-19-16 Port Authority

0245   Standing at gate 74 in Port Authority for the DC bus listening to a guy who’s been homeless and talking about the fun of train-hopping (illegal sort), hitchhiking, free money and food, busking, dirty kids (what is this… Continue Reading →

4-11-16 Mostly healed, gear details, heading out

So! I’m seam sealing the Tarptent Notch so as to use that instead of my Zpacks Hexanet w/ Hexamid Solo-Plus Tarp. The Zpacks tent is my totally awesome bad-ass little house that has been great so far. The material is… Continue Reading →

3-24-16 Ankle healing, visiting more Family tomorrow, started GoFundMe

http://Gofundme.com/RumpusWanders has been created, you may have noticed on the right-hand side there.  If you wish to be a supporter financially, please be so.  If not, past word please.   If not, send me smiles and thoughts of non-financial support. 🙂… Continue Reading →

Passport, silly woot!

My first stamp on my Appalachian Trail passport!   The mass of back-up boxes are arriving at Grant’s now. I’m feeling better these past three days and just now extra: Found first day that those first three folks I met… Continue Reading →

Yesterday morning leaving, today hostel

So, yesterday was my last day in NYC  In the morning i had to finish up with UPSing a couple of boxes, put a few things like my computer out for grabbing by my door, and have my walk-through to… Continue Reading →

Grooviness, Inappropiate, Successful, Crap

First, grooviness:    Ended up giving my autoclave to the guy who is the founder of http://groupgrowing.com. He was very nice and appreciative.  It’s an awesome project so that made me happy.  He was kinda a cool hippy sort and… Continue Reading →

Less than a week from leaving NYC

Was really spazzing until yesterday when people actually took my couch from me.  Now I can see things better and feel better about where I’m at in moving out.   Bathroom, kitchen, and two closets are empty except for what… Continue Reading →

Buying and reserving

So, as of last week or so I purchased my Amtrak ticket to Gainesville, GA and contacted the hostel I plan to stay at for a few days to get the train trip out of my body and ready to… Continue Reading →

Alcohol stove, candy making, and disappointment.

So, denatured alcohol arrived and my alcohol stove got tested. On one ounce of alcohol it boiled 2 cups of water in just about 4 minutes, then went out around 5.   Nice and light and hot in short time,… Continue Reading →

Comments sent today and test runs!

I’ve been dehydrating and FoodSaver’ing like mad. It’s impressive. To Grant earlier:   Fresh supplying and bounce-boxing things’ll be pretty easy I think as the FLT goes through and by so many spots. Need to work out the little bit… Continue Reading →

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