Off to Trail Days in Damascus VA (http://www.traildays.us/). I will update my blog next week with the details. After recently selling a bunch of gear, I may be making a unique purchase that some of you will be interested in... I was supposed to be working/volunteering with Gossamer Gear this year, but they ended up backing out at the last minute. Don't worry, I told them that clearly the solution to schedule conflicts and manpower issues for a small cottage manufacturer was to start a shop in Virginia and let me run it.
For those of you on the east coast, get off the couch and make the drive to Damascus. It's fun, plus you get to fondle all the best lightweight gear on the market which will help distract you from the AT hikers stink.