Author archive for Heather Starbuck

  • Our Episode with the 2180 Podcast

    Click to listen || Share Buttons at Bottom of Post, Please share If any of you follow me, you probably…

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  • The Light that Never Goes Out: What’s Next

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  • Katahdin

    Some things in life can’t be fixed. They can only be carried. Matthew Aaron Adams 5/19/1987 – 9/12/17 1950 miles…

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  • Coming Full Circle, the Last 100 Miles

    Brittany, Matt’s sister, arrived at Bangor airport three days ago. Summiting Mt. Katahdin on September 12th, the year anniversary of…

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  • 1650 Miles, Into VT, and No.. It’s Not Recreational

    Just crossed into Vermont this week. Finally feel like Ive made some serious progress… Vermont seems pivotal really. When I…

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  • Four Months, 1400+ Miles, On Recent Chance Encounters, Hope and Fortitude

    Four months on trail. The sun has peered out after a solid week of rain along NYs slick boulder style…

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  • 1300 Miles In, Thoughts on How to Navigate Helping and Understanding Your Grieving Friend

    It’s been over ten months since we lost Matt. As of late I’ve settled into a pit of depression, less…

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  • 1024 Miles In, Meeting with Dee Fleming, Grief and Connection

    We’ve made it to the what is called the “spiritual half way point” of the Appalachian Trail, Harpers Ferry. Here…

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  • 875 Miles in, Thoughts on Justice and Breaking a Cycle

    This past week forgiveness has been on my mind. We faced the hardest terrain of VA, arguably the hardest within…

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  • 1/3rd, 740 Miles In, Depression and Addiction, Finding Light as Matt Would

    When you pass through the waters, I will be with you, and when you pass through the rivers, they will…

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