Day 30

Day 30
Miles today:  0 miles
Miles so far:  469.6 miles
Campsite: FTA volunteer house, again.

Today was an unexpected zero. I have been waiting for a package to be delivered to the 88 store. It wasn’t there when we spent the night due to a snowstorm back in Wisconsin that had delayed shipping. I got confirmation that it had been delivered around 4pm.

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I soaked up the sun at Ruth’s house on this chilly day. I planned my next 2 weeks on the trail… We all know the plans will thrown away once I hit the trail again.

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We said farwell to the boys. They may be going to St. Augustine to visit and watch the superbowl. I’ll be happy back on the trail doing the thing I love, hiking. We went to Salt Spring to get some supplies as I was uncertain if my package was going to ever be delivered. Thankfully it was. I couldn’t wait to get my hands on those delicious cookies that Betty baked for me. I shared them with Ruth but I have a strong feeling I won’t be sharing once I hit the trail tomorrow ha. Surprised that there is even some cookies left.

The thru-hike hasn’t made me overly hungry, it has been nearly a month and that deep thru-hiker hunger hasn’t set in… Yet. I am sure it will happen, and when it does, you better be out of my way at the buffet line.

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After the storm last night, temps has definitely lowered and makes for chilly nights. I heard more wet trail ahead is waiting for me. Oh, the joy… I have been blessed with the trail in the Ocala section. Why can’t the FT x10 Ocala National Forest with a swamp and a beach at its ends? I tip my hat to the local chapter for all the trail maintenance. It is a very pleasant section.

It’s bed time, and I’m about to dream of cookies… Happy crumbs, I mean trails!

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