Hi friends! I am really behind on the blog for a lot of reasons- mostly I really don’t ever have service for long enough to type, I go in and out of service constantly. Another reason is that I actually had a hard time figuring out the right words to use for this post- this … More Franklin and the Gratitude Glow
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’
At last we are on the trail! So far we have had beautiful weather- almost a little too beautiful as I am now lobster colored, despite a lot of sunblock! They are calling for rain tonight, so we are prepared but hoping for a few more days without our rain gear. Here’s a little summary … More On the trail!
During the past year of research and fawning over thru-hiker blogs, I have noticed one post that seems to be absolutely crucial to every blog, and here it is- the obligatory gear post! Some of you gear nuts will geek out with me, but this might be pretty boring for the rest of you- but rest … More The Gear Post
Taste testing my first homemade trail meal
With a little over 30 days before I begin my Appalachian Trail thru hike, there are a few burning questions that everyone wants to know- 1. Am I Crazy? 2.Why am I doing this? 3.Will I poop in the woods? The short version- Probably. Why not? Yes. As a tried and true socially awkward introvert, … More Are you crazy? Why would you want to do that? Do you poop in the woods?
The preparation for my trail journey (which begins in just 76 days- in case you are counting :P), has been intense and seemingly endless. One of my trail concerns has been what to do about my contacts/glasses- I can’t imagine touching my eyeballs with my filthy amoeba-ridden trail fingers, and I can see myself going batty … More Lasers and Adele