It’s fairly easy for me to wake up this morning, which is probably due to a combination of the time difference and the deep, deathlike sleep I had last night. I think I’m still recovering from the longer-than-expected travel experience yesterday. Calla lilies spotted on my morning walk I start the day by walking to …
I’m Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail in 2022!
There's a saying in the thru-hiker community: Either you do one of the Triple Crown trails, or you do all three. I hiked the Appalachian Trail in 2019, nearly three years ago. This year, I am embarking on the second trail of my eventual Triple Crown. I am officially thru-hiking the Pacific Crest Trail in …
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Trying to Listen to the Stronger Pull
I've been distracted recently. I suppose in a way, everyone has been distracted recently, but I really feel all over the place. I'm normally very goal-directed, and I have, for the most part, always known what I wanted. It feels like I'm losing that, though, and I don't like the feeling. A friend recently asked …
On Winter, Change, and Loving the Trail
Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park - Columbus, Ohio December 5, 2021 I spend a lot of time hating on winter. I had a rough adjustment back to Ohio and Kentucky winters after living in Arizona for three and a half years, and I think that first shock has stayed with me. But over the past …
A Little Hike in Yellow Springs
In which we go on a delightful day hike and enjoy the present.
Looking Back After Three Months
In which I reflect on the three months since the AT and share one more trail entry.
Connecticut and Massachusetts
In which we survive the heat wave and enjoy a lot of ponds.
Pennsylvania, Part Two
In which I have a love-hate-but-mostly-hate relationship with the infamous Rocksylvania.
Maryland + Pennsylvania, Part One
In which I reach the north, camp alone, and consume the best cheesesteak.
Virginia Reflections, Part Three: Shenandoah
In which Shenandoah is magnificent, time is strange, and a campsite provides calm.