I have been moving along the trail towards the mountain.
I have passed several travelers as they work their way along the trail.
Last night I watched the sky as one year faded away and a new one arrived. The sight was magnificent as it reminded me of all those that have journeyed across the trail. The stars shone brightly in the sky.
I send my best wishes for this new year to each and every traveler on the trail across NML.
To those that are coming to the trailhead to begin their journey, I send you best wishes also along with the promise that there are many here to support you and aid you in your journey.
To the new arrivals on this journey to being smoke-free, I send the same promises and wishes along with encouragement to stay strong in your journey.
To the elders, I send my thanks, my best wishes for the new year, and my deepest affection. I made my journey with your encouragement and support, for which I am forever thankful.
Continue the journey my friends. It is so worth the tests along the trail. Be safe and forever watchful of Nic's traps.
One step, and then another, will get you to where you want to be.
Larry the Caravan Master