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Ghosts on the Horizon

For weeks, we have been searching. Every step, every mile, our eyes have been glued to the flat rim of the earth, watching for our first glimpse of the true dividing line between East and West. To be honest, Kait … Continue reading

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the Midwest Test.

“You walked from Delaware to Colorado. That’s sort of a big deal.” –Nate Damm, via text message. As May began, we crossed through western Ohio and entered Indiana. This marked the start of our straight shot across the vast farmland … Continue reading

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You’ve got a friend in Friend.

Good times in Nebrasky. As we passed through Crete, Kait got in touch with Gale Lothrop, one of the founders of Healing Heart Dogs. Gale and her husband, John, came out to meet us on our lunch break in Dorchester’s … Continue reading

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So many nice people.

My brain is turning to mush. We crossed a line on a map – the Missouri River, to be exact – and suddenly, the whole landscape is different. The smells are different. The insects are different. The cloud patterns are … Continue reading

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Would you like your hiker toasted?

Ok. Imagine you are ordering a sub at Quizno’s. You get your meat and cheese and veggies picked out, and then the purveyor of your sandwich puts it on the conveyor belt and you watch it creep, inch by inch, … Continue reading

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