Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #50 – December 2, 2015

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One can tell the health of a town by the meanness of its dogs. If they snarl and bark, down to the smallest runt, the town is mean and its inhabitants set a poor table for the sojourner. Well fed dogs are content to lie on their porches in the shade and make a ceremonial growl as the stranger passes. That town will have hospitality.

—BARTON BROWN, 2,000-Miler Report to the Appalachian Trail Conference, 1977


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