Tuesday, March 10, 2015

measuring health

When you have worn out your shoes, the strength of the shoe leather has passed into the fiber of your body. I measure your health by the number of shoes and hats and clothes you have worn out.
--Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) American writer and philosopher. 

Above: This section of the Appalachian Trail near Laurel Falls follows the old Laurel Fork Railway which operated from 1912 to 1927.

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