Tonight I am writing inside a barn in the Goldsborough
Bridge Battlefield. I left this morning from the Cliffs of the Neuse State
Park. On my way out of the park I stopped at the visitor center and looked at
some of the wonderful exhibits.
Myself and Julia then hit the road. The weather was
generally very nice and the terrain was rolling which was a welcome relief from
the boring flat lands that I have previously covered.
We covered a total of 13 miles today from the Seven Sprin...
May 13, 2015
Today was a simply amazing day. I won’t be able to capture
everything in this journal. If you’re reading this and you want to know more
you will have to ask me personally some day.
I spent the day in Kinston. The day began with a breakfast
with a number of veterans. I am once again overwhelmed by the out-pouring of
hospitality I have been shown. After breakfast at the Neuse Interpretive Center
and seeing the amazing exhibits we all went to two schools and talked to
The long walk home is fast approaching and I am hard at
work preparing for this historic journey.
The process of getting ready for such a daunting task is
multi-faceted. My main concern when we
first began talking about this event was my feet. I will be doing this program in period shoes
that were graciously provided by one of our sponsors, having said that I wanted
to ensure that they were properly broken in. New all leather shoes can be stiff when they arrive brand new, if not