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Friday, February 28, 2020

Patch Jacket Update

I am with Chuck and Sylvia tonight, on my way to the Quiet Adventure Symposium tomorrow in Lansing. I decided it would be an appropriate venue to wear my patch jacket, but there were several important ones I hadn't sewn on yet.

jacket covered with embroidered patches

Got a few on at home last night, and did a few more here, this evening. I think it will do for this time. New ones added are for completion of the Buckeye Trail, Midland to Mackinac Trail, a New York Trail Supporter patch, Kekakabic Trail, the original NCT End-to-End Patch, Forest Service Partner in Service award, one of the annual conference patches I had missed, and an historic mileage bar that I managed to find.

jacket covered with embroidered patches

There are some really special ones. Maybe some day I'll give you a tour. Of course, here is the "best." You've seen this set before- for completion of the North Country Trail.

North Country Trail End to End Patch set

All the news today was about getting out the door, and I made it. Lansing tomorrow, then... stay tuned.

See Hike 100 and a Fun Surprise


Ann said...

That's a lot of patches. Looks like there isn't room for many more.

Secondary Roads said...

We did have a rather quiet evening together. Very pleasant. Hope you enjoy good sales at today's venue.

The Furry Gnome said...

Yes, please give us a tour! With the stories that could keep you blogging for a month.

The Oceanside Animals said...

Lulu: "You've got more patches than Marco Polo's passport had stamps! If Marco Polo had had a passport!"

Lin said...

WOW! Look at all those patches!! I hope you are using a machine to sew them on and not doing all that by hand. I know from experience how hard it is to get a needle through some of those patches.

Jeff said...

WOW! I'm proud of my AT 2000 mile rocker that goes around the AT patch (it's sewed onto my Kelty D4 which I used during that hike), but those NCT rockers are real accomplishments!