I'm Becca, a high school English teacher and cross country/track coach. I enjoy a lot of things, but my absolute favorites include running, reading, writing, and hiking. Don't even get me started on the definite existence of Sasquatch, the endless beauty of Upper Peninsula of Michigan, or how to judge donuts.
I’ve been fairly quiet lately. I spent some time away from social media, stopped posting on this blog, and kept my circle of communication pretty
Over the weekend I had the beautiful opportunity to spend an evening with 150 friends and family members as we celebrated Alex and me recently
The following reflection contemplates hiking holistically--seeking not only physical strength and mental preparedness, but also peace and
Thru-hikers and section hikers always have a story about what brought them to the trail. The Appalachian Trail in particular is swarming with
Despite knowing better, I occasionally make the mistake of completing a strenuous activity and only refueling with junk food. It’s the same story
It’s spooky szn! What better time to think about which Appalachian Trail haunts scare me the most? Because I’ll admit, I can be a bit of a wuss
"Why are you hiking the AT?" Am I prepared to answer this question a million times? I may not have a choice in the matter, but I’m definitely not