Wow!!! I simply cannot thank you all enough for all of your help with sharing my fundraiser and for all of your donations- together we have raised over $3,800 for recovering children! I am in the process of working with other organizations to distribute gifts- please check back soon for updates and to see where … More Over $3,800 Raised for Recovering Children!
Hi everyone! Just wanted to give a quick update and let you all know I have passed the 2000 mile marker- woohoo! It’s bittersweet for me- It feels great to be in the home stretch, but I’m really going to miss the trail life and my trail friends. I’m enjoying my last few weeks … More Quick update from Maine!
(Virginia) Day 50: Mile 483- Mile 497, 15 miles I woke up about 6am and went out to find a place to relieve myself and saw a guy fly fishing in the river. It was really cool and I wished I could have joined him, but it also left me in eyeshot of him to … More Ponies! PONIES!!
I’m going to take a little hiatus from the day-by-day play-by-play to give a little insight and some musings into some of the things I’ve learned and felt during my Appalachian Adventure. Gratitude- I did an entire post on this already, but everyday I feel so much gratitude: for this beautiful world, for my friends … More Feelings and Stuff
Day 24: Newfound Gap-Pecks Corner, 11 Miles I had another sleepless hotel night- I sleep so much better in my tent than in a bed now! I hit the town at 6 am and watched the sunrise over Gatlinburg- it was beautiful! I walked a few miles to Starbucks and unfortunately encountered more unfriendly people. … More Almost Dying in the Great Smokys: Part II
Day 19: Fontana Dam (NC), 0 miles I had an amazingly comfy bed and was really dreading starting the Smoky Mountains.. so I decided to take a zero and spend an extra night in Fontana. I had a lot of extra food, so I mailed some up to my next stop and tried to relax. … More Almost Dying in The Great Smokys: Part I
Greetings from the trail! Please excuse my typos- I know there were a few last time, please give me a little grace as I am writing on a tiny phone in a dark tent 🙂 The trail has been magical and painful. Most of the time I just feel in awe that I am actually … More Crocodile Rockin’