The Road Ahead

The Road Ahead

In my last post here, I declared an end to this project. I had good reasons. I still do.

But, good reasons aside, I don’t want my Walk to Fuji to be over.

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Fujiyama, PDX


This blog was once an ongoing record of my walk to Mt. Fuji. Now, due to severe allergies, my plans have changed. I might not be traveling to Japan anytime soon, but I’m still walking roads and climbing mountains, albeit of a metaphorical sort. This blog collects reflections from along the way.

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Illness, Allergies, and Endings

I’ve been avoiding this post for a long time. Given that my last post was all about failure, I wanted to offset it with a post full of good news and stunning accomplishments.

This isn’t that post. The short version is that last year did not go well; once again, illness interrupted my plans. This time, it might be permanent.

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0 Steps and Starting Over

It’s official: I failed.

My earliest recorded data point for Walking to Fuji was on Sunday, September 21st, 2008. I walked six miles on the treadmill that day. I wasn’t using a pedometer yet so I don’t know how many steps I took. My last recorded entry was on Thursday, June 2, 2011. Between those two dates I should have walked just under 2,700 miles.

I logged a total of 633.

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803,841 steps of faith

The one thing that defines me more than anything, maybe more than everything else combined, is my faith.

I’m a Christian.  This means many things.  I could summarize the most salient points, but the result would be either too long to hold anyone’s interest or too short to relate it in a personal way.

I’ll start with this: I believe in God.

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