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Journey Virtues

While working on a Masters in Education I did a research project to determine the different ways a person develops on a long distance wilderness journey with a group of people.  I interviewed ten people, asking them to categorize the … Continue reading

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Journey Virtues – Physical Development

In review the virtues we’ve neglected as a mass society, one set of them that comes to mind is the virtues obtained by the sojourner.  Many small band societies had some kind of rites of passage, a transition into adulthood … Continue reading

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Peter Desrochers (3/28/51 – 6/28/12)

This was to be the day I started with my “Kindness in Your Town” feature, starting with North Canaan.  That needs to be put on hold because of some late breaking news. A close hiking buddy of mine, Peter Desrochers, … Continue reading

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