Archives for April 2012

Chapter 20- Bear Trails

Continued from my journal of June 2008, walking from D.C. to Pittsburgh while learning the gospel of John by heart. We get up at dawn and eat breakfast.  I  already packed the night before to save time, because today I want to gather all the daylight hours I can just for the walk.  At seventeen […]

Chapter 19- Passionate Storm

From the  journal of June 10, 2008, on the walk from D.C. to Pittsburgh while memorizing the gospel of John. The storm has been building for several days.  The sultry heat keeps me longing for rain and looking for frequent shady places to sit for a minute and drink water.  By noon we reach Meyersdale. […]

Chapter 18: Sooty Snout

A continuation of my 2008 journal of the walk from D.C. to Pittsburgh while memorizing the gospel of John.   It is now Sunday afternoon.  I decide on a short walk of five miles.  My thinking goes this way: an extra five miles today gives more flexibility in the schedule ahead.  Besides, the late afternoon […]