As part of my 95 by 65 program, I set the goal of walking the equivalent of from here to the home of our grandchildren in New Hampshire. This I completed in December of last year. At that point, I was so much in the habit of keeping track of my steps that I naturally chose a related goal for the continuation: walking to the home of our other grandchildren. This was a lot longer, and a little trickier, since they live in Switzerland. But since I was using the "crow flies" distance for my calculations anyway, I freely ignored the problem of walking on water across the Atlantic.

It has been a long trek, but I'm nearly there. Just 205 miles remain. Apparently I'm enjoying a long stroll through the Parc naturel régional de la Forêt d'Orient in France's Champagne-Ardenne region.


Will I arrive in time to celebrate my birthday? It will take some concentrated work, but that's my goal!

Posted by sursumcorda on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 8:20 am | Edit
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You can do it! Good job.


Posted by dstb on Monday, June 12, 2017 at 7:20 am

Fifty-eight miles to go! I'm in Switzerland! More precisely, Vendlincourt, in the Jura. Nice mountains!

Posted by SursumCorda on Sunday, June 25, 2017 at 8:01 am

I DID IT! On Friday, June 30 (already a date of note in our family) I "arrived" at the door of that pretty home in Switzerland that was my goal. Too bad I can't really hug those dear people.

Next stop, home—4788 "crow flies" miles away.

Posted by SursumCorda on Sunday, July 02, 2017 at 8:25 am


Posted by Joyful on Sunday, July 02, 2017 at 9:25 pm
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