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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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The vastness of North Maine Wood’s 3.5 million acres. The 87,000 acres on donated land, with $40,000,000 by a private citizen to maintain it is the deal of my lifetime. Support the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument. I did by sending my letter of support in the 60 day comment period. https://wabi.tv/2017/05/08/national-monument-designation-public-comment-period-to-open/

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Hills to Sea Trail attempt

The weather this  looks decent, except for a morning shower, for me to attempt a 2 day weekend hike of this local trail.  Since there is no camping on- trail and I have been unable to secure a local place … Continue reading

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The Thru-Gear List | The Hiking Life

Good material here. http://www.thehikinglife.com/2017/03/the-thru-hikers-gear-list/

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Should 15,000 Steps a Day Be Our New Exercise Target? – The New York Times

Very interesting research on postal service workers in Scotland, but already on the books. My ongoing research confirms that brisk walking, while mixing in occasional intervals, and even 30 second run bursts yields greatest health benefits. However, it will be … Continue reading

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Is coffee healthy for you, and more questions answered ?

In September I spit in a plastic collection device and sent the saliva to Great Britain to be analyzed by FitnessGenes.  The lab extracted my DNA from the saliva sample and analyzed it. Three weeks later I received an analysis … Continue reading

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Long Trail backpacking presentation in Camden Thurs. night

This should be very good.<Click for full description See you there!  

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