My name is Button. I find enjoyment and passion in animal welfare, whiskey, writing songs and venturing through the woods. I am currently hiking Nobo on the Appaclahian Trail.
Lyme, Trails ‘n Tails and the Great Beyond
"Life is not a matter of holding good cards,but sometimes playing a poor hand as well." - Jack London Since the end of May my days have ranged
Lyme Disease is Ticking Me Off
A story of Lyme Disease on the Appalachian Trail.
The Good, The Bad & The Hungry: Volume 1
Button The Glutton's 2015 Appalachian Trail ventures: Everything from The Good, The Bad & The Hungry.
41 Days In: Gear Changes & Facts Thus Far
41 Days into Button's Appalachian Trail Thru Hiking Venture. Gear Changes & Learned Facts from the trail, thus far.
North Carolina and Beyond
It is now Day 36. I sit on a porch in Hot Springs, North Carolina, enjoying the heat from the sun and a full belly. Now. Where did I last leave
When A Zero Turns Into a Noro
It is now day 24 of my hike, and I've only posted one blog. This is in part due to my natural tendancy towards procrastination, and my lack of
From the Suburbs of Illinois to the Mountains of Georgia
Button's First Trail Update for her 2015 Appalachian Trail Thru Hiking Adventure. From Glen Ellyn, Illinois to Chattanooga, Tennessee to Springer Mountain and beyond.
Dehydrate Your Sriracha Addiction
This post is a how-to for making Sriracha Leather. Being easier to handle and pack, yet still maintaining most of its flavor, just tear a piece off or throw the whole thing into your Jetboil to bring a delicious new level to your favorite, plain old backpacking foods.
Suiting Up, Packing Down: A Gear List
Sonia Button's nearly-almost-complete gear list for her upcoming thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail. Critiques, comments, advice and questions are all invited.
Dirty, Broke, Beautiful and Free
I found myself sitting in a bathtub, sipping on whiskey; it was June 2014. That is when I decided to start this journey. That is when I decided I