One week ago today, the Parker Family completed our Mt. Katahdin challenge. Hard to believe it has been a week – but life goes on, as they say.
I went back to the gym for the first workout after the climb this morning. This was full body – weight training. You may remember over the past few weeks that Geoff kept saying, as I would drag in from the gym, “one day you will go work out and you will get the most amazing feeling – it will just be an incredible high!” Well it happened today. I came out . . . → Read More: 304 Days To Mt. Kilimanjaro – Bar Harbor, Maine
I slept like a baby last night, deep in the woods, on Lake Millinocket. The only noise to be heard was the squeaking of the antique bed I slept in, each time Geoffrey or I turned. I awoke to the sound of a sea plane flying over and landing in Lake Ambejijus which surrounds us on the other side.
Geoff & Pam In Maine at Lake Millinocket
What a wonderful day we had in Millinocket today. We started out at The Pellatier Restaurant for open-faced turkey sandwiches. I learned during lunch that Geoffrey’s mother’s sister, was married to a Pellatier. . . . → Read More: 312 Days To The Mountain – Millinocket, Maine
Mount Katahdin – "The Greatest Mountain"
The role of “Planner of Family Vacations” in the Parker household usually falls under my area of responsibility. As the count down continues, and since we leave in a week, I feel like I should be doing something productive towards the trip.
I will spend two days this week in the gyn – a morning of core training on Wednesday, and weight training on Thursday. Last week I put about 8.5 miles on my hiking shoes and after a little scare with a tiny blister yesterday, I am giving the walking shoes a . . . → Read More: 321 Days To The Mountain – Mount Katahdin, “The Greatest Mountain”