Trek Blog

  • Things You’ve Taught Me

    By in About, Pre Thru-Hike on

    joy can be found in all things a long frisbee catch on a warm, sunny day   a sudden summer storm warm flowing water down our backs eating our tacos mushy, wet tacos   hair care. and the pride from buoyant dark brown curls   food! oh yes food the cooking…and eating sipping wine over empty plates   dancing in…

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  • Why am I hiking 2000+ miles?

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    “I feel very sane about how crazy I am” – Carrie Fisher Grief is all consuming. Those of you who have lost the person they love most in life are probably all too aware of the crippling pain this sort of devastation causes. The inability to eat, sleep, or move. Finding yourself lost, staring at walls for sometimes hours on…

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  • On Valentines

    Last week marked a very difficult milestone for me. Valentines Day. Matt and I never celebrated Valentine’s day the typical way.. with a fancy dinner, heart shaped chocolate and the like. Matt was much more unique. Our first valentine’s day together, Matt simultaneously made me buckle over in laughter and swept me off my feet. He had to work late…

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