Billy Baker on Trail Magic in Monson

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When I grow up I want to write like Billy Baker.

His recent essay in The Boston Globe was like watching Tiger Woods stride to victory in his glory days. Only different.

Reading Billy's account of stinky thru-hikers and defeated warriors made me want to spray my office with air freshener and pack a cooler with succulent goodies to leave as "trail magic" on the portion of the Appalachian Trail nearest my home in Georgia.

I earn a living as a writer. My employer is cheated when I merely refer you to the work of others, so I'll post this at no cost to him.

That's how much I hope you'll take a few minutes to immerse yourself in Billy Baker's revelations of trail magic and trail angels in Monson.

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About the Author Robert Sutherland:
Robert Sutherland is a travel writer enjoying life. Robert has two adult daughters and six grandchildren.
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