I’m Wendy, trail name Serendipity! Excited to share my AT NOBO 2022 experience with you all. Back home in Connecticut I’m a Physical Therapist. I work in home care with a mostly geriatric population. My patients impart much wisdom. They tell me if there is something I want to do, do it now, don’t wait. So I’m doing it now!
“I’m getting used to the idea of washing my face with cold water!” Two 20 something year old women stood at the hut bathroom’s cold running water
I’ve had the pleasure and honor of being in the right place at the right time for two impromptu interviews on the trail. One interview was with the
I’ve been noticing some internal shifts. They happened slowly, then all at once. I love that quote, or misquote, from The Sun Also Rises.
I was almost at the top of a ridge. I picked my way over rocks. The scent of honeysuckle and wildflowers surrounded me, filled my nostrils. Buzz of
I first heard the special language of the Appalachian Trail in the White Mountains. It was the early 2000s. A dear friend and I were hiking the
I reached Cosby Knob shelter at about 6pm. One of my first 20+ mile days. I started the day at Icewater Spring shelter. The tenting area at Cosby
“I think I have to come home with you back to NY. I don’t think I can do this alone.” My section hiker friends, Janet, Brian, and Peter, were
Rain and grey dominated the drive from NY to GA. Moments of blue and light peeked through, then rain again. During my shift at the wheel I fine
I spent much of the first days of my Appalachian Trail thru hike reflecting on all that coalesced to allow me the time to embark on this