I’ve returned to the Roan Mountain B&B and hope to hit the trail tomorrow – rested and fattened up. My brother Tim devised a diet for me to manage my trail hunger for the last few days. It’s a bit of a “front loaded” system called the 3-2-1 diet. You eat 3 breakfasts, two lunches, and one dinner – seemed to work quite well.
The trail is reportedly reopened so I’ll be curious to see the results of the fire.
While at the B&B I found a great flower book:
Helped me identify a couple recently photographed flowers:
And Bishop’s cap: