Hiking, Travel, travel tips

13 Things the Appalachian Trail (and an AT Thru-Hike) is NOT

After completing a thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail, I've gotten a variety of silly questions about my hike and the AT. Read about what the AT and an AT thru-hike is NOT from a past thru-hiker's perspective.

Hiking

Trail Life Is…

I only cried once today. Okay, I mean twice. Two years ago on this exact day, I started my journey on the Appalachian Trail. It shocks me to know that it is has been two years since I took my very first step of the 2,185.9 mile journey from Georgia to Maine. It has been… Continue reading Trail Life Is…

Photography

8/31 Weekly Photography Favorites {Maine}

Happy Sunday Everyone!! This week has been very busy for me. My writing has picked up, my online vintage clothing store is doing great, and I have a couple new business opportunities headed my way. I'm so grateful to be a freelancer. Flexible schedules make me a happy girl. Since I have been consumed with… Continue reading 8/31 Weekly Photography Favorites {Maine}

Thoughts, Travel

Why I Hate Wind

I've decided to rant about wind. The hatred of wind might not seem normal to you. You obviously have never found yourself grasped in a gust or wound up in a whirlwind. Today in Fort Collins, the winds howl outside my window; the wind blows so strong causing my shutters to, well, shutter. I imagine… Continue reading Why I Hate Wind