As outdoors activities go, this would be his last kick at the can for the foreseeable future. Chemotherapy was complete, but a stem cell transplant – an equally arduous step on his journey to recovery – awaited.
The weather throughout her journey has been a struggle, Madison Williams says, including seven tornado watches – one of which escalated into a warning – “tons” of thunderstorms, a week of excessive heat and high winds.
Like everything else in the past two years, our trip to Headwaters Lake didn’t go as scheduled. There were times, during the darkest days of the pandemic, when I wondered if the trip would ever happen.