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About revmichaelkane

Michael Kane is an educator, change agent, adventurer and general sampler of life.

Leaving Civilization and my First Bear

Leaving Civilization and my First Bear So today I woke up by alarm clock, jumped in the shower in a heated room. Ate a hot breakfast cooked by someone else. I’m connected to the world by a wifi signal while … Continue reading

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Amicalola Falls State Park

Amicalola Falls State Park So I’ve arrived at the park, shuttled up from Atlanta by Survivor Dave a great guy, I highly recommend his services.   He’s part of a network of folks down here that help shuttle people to … Continue reading

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Really amazing hiking story

A Really Amazing Hiking Story http://www.backpacker.com/special-features/gone-hiking/ A friend passed this on to me and I read it this evening and it is a truly amazing story that brought tears to my eyes.  I head into the forest tomorrow, on the … Continue reading

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Finally moving toward the Appalachian Trail

Finally moving toward the Appalachian Trail So finally today, I’m on the train and heading south.  It’s an emotional day, the first day of an adventure always is this way. Little sleep, wake up early, double even triple check everything … Continue reading

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Hiking with the stars

So I’m on the train heading to Georgia and I’ve met another thru hiker his name is John Stewart.   So John Stewart and Michael Kane are thru hiking tge AT this year let the press know :)

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Appalachian Trail (AT) Happiness: On the Road

Appalachian Trail (AT) Happiness: On the Road I’ve learned that fear limits you and your vision. It serves as blinders to what may be just a few steps down the road for you. The journey is valuable, but believing in … Continue reading

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Appalachian Trail (AT) Happiness: Trail Angels

Appalachian Trail (AT) Happiness: Trail Angels Love and kindness are never wasted. They always make a difference. They bless the one who receives them, and they bless you, the giver.                            ~ Barbara De Angelis So tonight I thought I would … Continue reading

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A Very Happy Thank You!

A Very Happy Thank You! Happiness is not so much in having as sharing. We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give. ~ Norman MacEwan Well my friends, I’m getting ready … Continue reading

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Appalachian Trail (AT) Happiness: Looking Like a Greenhorn

Appalachian Trail (AT) Happiness: Looking Like a Greenhorn There is pleasure in the pathless woods, there is rapture in the lonely shore, there is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar; I love not … Continue reading

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Happiness and Guilty Pleasures

Happiness and Guilty Pleasures If no tourists came, we’d still have Mardi Gras. Mardi Gras is a state of mind. ~ Ed Muniz   So tonight I guest posted for my longtime friend LeAnne on her fabulous Good for Spooning … Continue reading

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