Hey I'm Rachel, your average Indiana English teacher with an unusual approach to her post grad years: NOBO hiking the AT. I love reading, guacamole, exploring, and deep-cleaning my car. I hate grammar, know-it-alls, sedentary lifestyles, and coffee. I'm hiking with one of my dearest friends and looking forward to an amazing and worthwhile adventure.
Ahh here we go: Thanksgiving once again. This is easily one of my favorite holidays. In our commercial and egotistical world, I love the idea of
It's incredibly hard to believe that the last time I blogged, I was laying in a tent in Damascus, Virginia. I had just gotten into this massive state
It's been a good long while since I've last blogged. That was only to give you a lovely little anecdote on a mouse in my tent. In case you were
There are a few things you should know about me before I begin to share my story. First and foremost, I am not brave. I am actually scared very
Well friends, it's been a while since I have had a moment to blog, so you will have to bear with me if this is extremely long or drawn out. I'll do
We have officially been out on the trail for two weeks now and there is so much to say and share, I don't even know where to begin. I'm trying my
Let's just talk about that first day... On the morning Barkley and I left for the trail (Friday the 20th), I woke up in Bowling Green, KY in my aunt
The answer should be obvious… You do something like the AT for yourself. Duh. That’s just what you do. If you are going to choose to endure months
As a teacher I work with the best people on the planet – adolescent preteens Now, I know exactly what you are thinking: Teaching middle school kids?
Ever since I was 11 years old I have had beautiful bangs. It’s kind of my thing. In fact, it’s the only good thing about my hair. The Hoyt clan has