On the trail!

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!

The Gear Post

During the past year of research and fawning over thru-hiker blogs, I have noticed one post that seems to beĀ 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

Are you crazy? Why would you want to do that? Do you poop in the woods?

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?

Lasers and Adele

The preparation for my trail journey (which beginsĀ 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