The outdoors can kill ya: Essentials for a day hike

Umm, what happened to the trail?

We went on a hike a few weeks ago and were totally unprepared.

No, it wasn’t an overnight backpacking trip or a backcountry excursion; it was a short hike on an established trail a few miles from home.

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9 lessons from a travel mistake

It was October 2013 and I was in Charleston, South Carolina, for a three-day speech pathology symposium.  At the end of that third day I was fried and more than ready to return to our hotel.  2013 being pre-Uber, I called for a cab.  “We’ll have a taxi there in five,” the dispatcher told me.  

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