Tag: mental health

River to River Trail – 32/160

High Knob Campground to ShawneeMart, Eddyville IL, October 20 – 22. Kirstin and I left town around 8am on Saturday to meet Heather at High Knob. Heather started her section Friday morning (after camping out solo at Elizabethtown, the Eastern terminus of the River…

Oh, hello.

This morning, I shared this caption with my Instagram post: Have you ever been on an adventure that absolutely ruined you? I hear a lot of thru-hikers say that they’re no good after trail life, because you live so simply and rely on yourself…

Trail Tuesday – Element Series: Water

I’ve been on a water kick lately. Bottled, canned and carbonated, tap in a Nalgene, a steady stream trickling parallel to a trail, a booming waterfall. When I begin to come back to the water, I know change is imminent. You can see on…

Piney Creek Ravine

Good morning! And a good one it is so far; it is nearing 11am and I am sipping my coffee in a big cozy sweatshirt and pj pants, with my feet kicked up. Yesterday Heather, Bailey and I decided to brave the cold (it…

Happy New Year!

I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season and that it was well spent with family, friends and mountains of comfort food. We had days full of Christmas parties and time with Turkey’s family and mine. I drank a lot of coffee and eggnog,…