From the Desk of John Rourke – April 17th, 2017


Last week’s vacation was great. Spent time in north Georgia in the mountains. We stayed in a remote cabin that was very peaceful and had a heck of a view. The jacuzzi was nice and I dominated on the Ping Pong table. Internet access was horrible and although on vacation planned on keeping running. Just couldn’t make it happen due to the sketchy wi-fi.

Went on a great hiking trip and climbed up to see a beautiful waterfall.  I brought along a LifeStraw water filter  and my youngest drank water from the stream. Funny – another family we were with freaked out over drinking the “dirty stream water”. Their youngest daughter – about 10 years old – wanted to try it. She drank the water through the LifeStraw and her mother was saying how gross it was. Good memory for the kid as she escaped out of that protective shell for just a little while.

Spent some time in my Eno hammock, both during the day and at night. Very relaxing.

Here are a few pictures from the trip. Slow Internet connections may struggle.

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Very relaxing time and would definitely go back.

Have a great week everyone!!


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