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Sometimes a Walk in the Woods Is All You Need

Even if it isn’t an epic hike

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When I was in my twenties and extremely bored, I came across a book by humorist Bill Bryson called A Walk in the Woods. As I remember it, the author and a very sad and angry friend, neither of whom were equipped for long-distance hiking, decided to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail. It is a very funny and entertaining book, but it did make…

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Andrew Knott

Andrew Knott

Writer, humorist, dad of three. Editor of Frazzled. Writing for Washington Post, McSweeney’s, Parents, Human Parts, Slackjaw, and more.

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