It's easy to find people who are going on diets, beginning to budget, starting to read/write novels or planning trips. Life gets stale without the invigoration of dreams and hopes.
It's easy to find people who are going to hike the Appalachian Trail. People such as Brian & Kelly, whom we have chosen at random to follow, for example.
According to their website, they hit the trail at Springer Mountain on April 3, 2012. They intend to blog their progress. Here's an excerpt that caught our attention:
"Since the real commitment doesn't start until April 3rd, let's take this time to get better acquainted. We're Brian and Kelly, and after 10 months of dating we've reached that inevitable we-should-hike-2,180-miles-together-for-no-apparent-reason phase of the relationship. While most couples ignore this phase, we have chosen to embrace it."
What are their chances of fulfilling their dreams? Who knows.
But where would we be without dreamers who actually pursue their dreams ... get in shape ... buy their gear ... and hit the trail? That's further than most of us have gone.
We're with you Brian & Kelly. Keep us posted!
Tags: Attractions, Events, Tourism, Appalachian Trail, Hiking Gear, and Camping Gear
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