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Loved your story, Alex! Your nature writing and photography have been wonderful. Ending with the snow storm was very dramatic, but, but, but I couldn’t help but feel it impeded on what you might have written if your trip north was uneventful. Perhaps an epilogue is in order. Though you left us with you back at your family’s home for the holidays, I couldn’t help but think this too was temporary. What was it like returning to the South? What did you learn about yourself and were you able to bring resolution to the very reason you undertook this adventure in the first place? Alex, what you wrote was fabulous, but isn’t there more to this story? Again, great writing. Very, very impressive!

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This has been magnificent Alex, from start to finish an enviable adventure... thank you so much for sharing your journals and notes, your fabulous photos that brought me closer to the magical place you chose to spend time. I’m gutted it’s over!

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Dec 10, 2023Liked by Alexander M Crow

It has been fascinating to follow along with this truly epic experience. Thank you!

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Thank you for writing about your journey in the snow. It vividly brought back memories of being on a bleak, snow filled road in Scotland, driving over the Devil's Elbow into Perthshire. The snow was drifting so much I could not see the edges of the road. My friend had to open the passenger door and lean out, so she could tell me if we were too close to the edge of the road, and the long, long drop to the valley below.

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