Avry

When I was three years old and prowling the local playground, growling at other children, my mother would have to apologize on my behalf to the other parents. “She’s not mean, she just thinks she is a dragon.” So yeah, you could say I have taken the unconventional path through life from the very start!

Posts

Long Time No See

Long Time No See

It’s been a while since my last post and so many things have happened in that period of time, but the biggest thing is that I had to take a whole lot

Jun 11, 2021 : Avry
500 Miles and a Failed Relationship

500 Miles and a Failed Relationship

"It's Me or the Trail." I can still hear the scratchy voice barely coming through my phone.  I raced along a ridge line in the Smokey Mountain

Apr 16, 2021 : Avry
Early Emotions on the Appalachian Trail

Early Emotions on the Appalachian Trail

A Slightly Rocky Start   So first things first, absolutely nothing could prepare me for the Appalachian Trail.  I felt like having hiked the

Mar 15, 2021 : Avry
Blisters, and Bug Bites, and Fractures–Oh My!

Blisters, and Bug Bites, and Fractures–Oh My!

Meet my Feet. I have always had weird feet. Like. Really weird feet.  They are long and narrow in the middle, but my toes splay out wide.  And it’s

Feb 22, 2021 : Avry
Don’t Sweat It: Preparing for a Thru Hike

Don’t Sweat It: Preparing for a Thru Hike

26 Days!!! I am going to arrive in Georgia in 26 days!!!  And all of a sudden I am FREAKING. OUT.  In just this past week I have had two stress

Feb 6, 2021 : Avry
How A Thru Hike Resurrected Me (& Why I am Hiking the AT)

How A Thru Hike Resurrected Me (& Why I am Hiking the AT)

It All Started because I Thought I was Dead When the news first started reporting on Covid19,  I convinced myself that I was dead.  Not just, like,

Jan 26, 2021 : Avry