Category Archives: American Discovery Trail

Announcement: Moving Forward with Hope for Alzheimer’s

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This blog reports on two journeys that represent Hope for Alzheimer’s in different ways. The first journey was a 5,000 mile, year long hike of the American Discovery Trail. The public purpose at the time was to promote the virtues … Continue reading

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A Tuft of Flowers

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Sometimes the village green is the turn around point for our walks, but not today. Working out to Denise Austin tapes all winter gets a little monotonous; I need to do some hill reps. We cross the street between the … Continue reading

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Calm the Mind

I am kicking off a Calm the Mind campaign for Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness month. The purpose of the campaign is to help you manage stress and to raise funds for an accessible walk-in shower for Cindy. The following video … Continue reading

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Managing Trust with an Expedition Woman

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Cindy trusts me. One touching, memorable moment when we were hiking the American Discovery Trail provides proof of this. I messed up as navigator by taking a wrong turn onto a jeep road, high up along the Carson Range in … Continue reading

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The Five Scenes Where We’ll Meet in Heaven

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Cindy and I are continuing our couch potato roles with the new season of our favorite television shows upon us. One of those shows is NCIS. The season opener featured Agent Gibbs flirting with death on the operating table. He … Continue reading

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Keeping it Kuhl

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Once autumn approaches I know that every morning the last piece of clothing I will put on Cindy is a green fleece jacket. Just mentioning the jacket brings the same kind of smile as mentioning chocolate, as if the jacket … Continue reading

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All in the Smile

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If you have followed this blog for awhile you have seen photos of many bright smiles from Cindy. I have bountiful material from the American Discovery and Pacific Crest Trails from which to choose these smiles, yet you don’t get … Continue reading

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Health and Humanity

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During our 5,000 mile, year long walk across the country along the American Discovery Trail we were invited to stay in the home of a Cooperative Extension professor working for Kansas State University. Her main focus was the bridging of … Continue reading

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The Ten Million Steps Presentation

While at the University of Maryland I gave a presentation about our American Discovery Trail journey to the School of Public Health. That presentation was videotaped and a link to the video subsequently provided. There are three parts to the … Continue reading

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The Hikers Reunion

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The day after a big event causes reflection; in this case the big event was a hikers reunion held at our house. About thirty long distance hikers, plus a few spouses, celebrated Cindy’s Honorary Triple Crown with us. Most hikers … Continue reading

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