Kristine Hartlaub

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Take It to the Limit

Take It to the Limit

Testing my boundaries of what I can do I made it to Maine! Which means I'm almost 1/2 way through my thru-hike. The Whites and Maine have been

Jul 6, 2022 : Kristine Hartlaub
Ramble On

Ramble On

Being more than average. On the trail alone, I let my mind wander and think about a wide variety of things. I think about what I've done in the

Jun 23, 2022 : Kristine Hartlaub
It’s My Hike

It’s My Hike

It's not a race. I have been on the trail for over 2 months, now. Daily, I remind myself that I am hiking my own hike and I can't compare my pace or

Jun 6, 2022 : Kristine Hartlaub
This is ME

This is ME

Owning my adjectives OK, it's taken me over a month, but I am finally ready to claim my identity as a thru-hiker and acknowledge my adjectives that

May 11, 2022 : Kristine Hartlaub
I Wanna Rock!

I Wanna Rock!

Rock 'n Rollers, Legos, Weeble Wobbles, and Boulders Now that I'm nearly finished with Rocksylvania, excuse me, Pennsylvania, I feel knowledgeable

Apr 22, 2022 : Kristine Hartlaub
Feelings

Feelings

Or "How do you eat an elephant?" The last week or so before I started the trail, I was getting overwhelmed with all the feelings. Excitement, sure,

Apr 7, 2022 : Kristine Hartlaub
The Final Countdown

The Final Countdown

Just 2 Weeks to Go! I'm alternating between over-the-top excitement and over-the-top fear. I have one more week left with my students. One more

Mar 16, 2022 : Kristine Hartlaub
Hello

Hello

Uniquely Average I'd like to introduce myself as a cool, bold, and strong. Alas, I am simply myself. I'm an American woman in my early 50s, the wife

Mar 1, 2022 : Kristine Hartlaub