Monthly Archives: June 2017

Review of Trail Magic: The Grandma Gatewood Story (DVD)

I just received my copy of the new DVD put out by Grandma Gatewood’s family in collaboration with a grant from the Ohio Historical Society’s History Fund.  Nominated for an Emmy, the 50 minute video explores Emma Gatewood’s 1955 solo … Continue reading

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Excellent report on mating navigation with judicious GPS usage. I agree that a GPS’ ability to instantly place your location on a map is the key function that might save more than time.

http://www.christownsendoutdoors.com/2017/04/navigation-thoughts-on-using-tools.html

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Yet another reason to “Stop Talking, Start Walking!” NYTimes: A 1-Hour Walk, 3 Times a Week, Has Benefits for Dementia

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Some flix here I’ve not heard about anywhere else. Good info!

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https://betterhumans.coach.me/the-day-reading-died-c8fd8da7814

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Smackdown Along Safford Brook

I called it quits tonight after I walked a mere mile on the flats outside my door. It was a huge accomplishment. For the past two weeks, I haven’t been able to walk that far. My absence from my usual … Continue reading

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