Haunted by a failed thru hike attempt in 2016, I am back in 2017. My head is clear, the flame is reignited, and I am hungry for the trail.
We don’t always get second chances in life, especially a second chance at an Appalachian Trail thru-hike. It’s a monumental endeavor to attempt it
I have written and erased this blog post at least a dozen times since I quit the trail in early July. For one thing, it doesn't feel warm and fuzzy
Greetings friends! I'm sure you thought I may have dropped off the face of the earth, but life decided to add some excitement along with a few twists
There are few things in life that I love more than backpacking gear. My cat Shelby, a good ABBA cover band, and my Aunt Maggie's Jell-O salad on the
A few days ago my countdown app chirped sixty days to go. I can't believe it's been 40 days since my first blog post on Appalachian Trials! In that
I almost puked when I bought my train ticket to Georgia. It could’ve been from the 2 dozen wings I had previously eaten, but I can usually strip
...And it was not what I expected. I mean, it’s not like I expected it to be a sculpted work of art. But…I was kinda, sorta, secretly hoping it would
Ahhhh…it’s February 1st! Generally, I’m slightly grumpy and bitching about the cold and snow. But not this time. I’m too busy planning for the AT.