Welcome, internet citizens. Writings are mainly for me to blow off steam about contemporary literature and nonfiction without chattering my loved ones into an early grave. Other topics may include the wild and wonderful outdoors, food production and cooking, cardboard virtual reality binoculars, and whatever else happens across my brain.
With all the craziness surrounding the AT and subsequent moving / applying to various life-altering things, I haven’t done a good job of keeping anywhere near up to date with what I’ve been reading. There’s been a lot. A lot of audiobooks on trail, a lot of library books since. But recently I found myself … Continue reading Sunshine State of Mind
Well, after all that: we made it! After a very tough couple of weeks in Maine (illness, freezing rain, and some mutilated toenails), we summitted exactly 4 months after our departure on May 7: 2,189.9 miles later. We pushed through the 100-mile-wilderness in 4 days with minimal food, and got to enjoy some of the … Continue reading AT: September 11
Hey all, We’re here at White Mountain Lodge / Hostel, mile 1891, having finished the Whites (less than 20 miles from the Maine border). I’ll admit to a degree of relief here, having summitted Mt. Washington and the rest of the peaks (Wildcats, Moosilauke, Lafayette) that have been intimidatingly hovering in the future for nearly … Continue reading AT: August 23
Hey all, Happy August is in order. Replies to those who said hey are forthcoming! Wifi (or service, period) is a rare thing these days. Thanks also to all who expressed concern over our well-being; I had no idea the sheer number of people in the world who have chronic Lyme Disease. We’re keeping an … Continue reading AT: August 5