Hiking the Long Trail: Counting down in 4…

Okay. 4 days. I can do this. I know I can. I have pulled everything out and started to go through it all again. I bought a new sleep shirt and a new hiking shirt. I am waiting for a new bra to arrive in the mail. Matt has almost everything he needs, just waiting … Continue reading Hiking the Long Trail: Counting down in 4…

Hiking the Long Trail: 8 Days Away

Hiker Trash and the Trail Angel 8 days! 8 freaking days away! I know I have been rather quiet on the subject, okay, I have been rather quiet in general, BUT we start our NOBO end to end thru-hike of the Long Trail in 8 days! If you remember, way back in February, we hadn't … Continue reading Hiking the Long Trail: 8 Days Away

Hiking the Long Trail: September 2020

Matt and I will be hiking the Long Trail in September 2020! Some links may be affiliate links. We may get paid if you buy something or take an action after clicking one of these. https://www.instagram.com/p/B7owsXygrVE/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link We made the decision almost a month ago, firming things up with time off from work, and have since … Continue reading Hiking the Long Trail: September 2020

Gratitude and Joy – January 31, 2019

Thursday, January 31, 2019 Gratitude Hot tea.My car starting even in the bitter cold.The support of friends.Getting lost in a story.Being able to support friends. Laughter.Getting better at self-care.Surviving the first month of the year.Audiobooks.Heat! Joy Snuggles.Sunshine and blue sky.The feeling of used muscles.Cribbage games.Binging on Netflix. Dreams – Written as if they have already … Continue reading Gratitude and Joy – January 31, 2019

Gratitude and Joy – January 15, 2019

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 Gratitude Coffee.Watching my todo pile dwindle.Getting to where we needed to be in time.Watching friends get what they need.The ability to support friends unconditionally.Cozy clothes.Grilled cheese and tomato soup.My grandfathers chair.Hot tea.Early bedtimes. Joy Supporting friends.Music.Starting a new audiobook.Grilled cheese and tomato soup.Laughter from a funny movie. Dreams – Written as … Continue reading Gratitude and Joy – January 15, 2019

Gratitude and Joy – January 14, 2019

Monday, January 14, 2019 Gratitude Hot coffee!McDonald's hash browns.Leftover pizza.Great playlists that keep me motivated.The flexibility in my schedule.Being able to climb.Understanding that there are times its okay to put others first as long as I remember that sometimes I have to put me first.Delicious dinner that I don't have to cook.Hot tea.My cozy bed. … Continue reading Gratitude and Joy – January 14, 2019

Gratitude and Joy – January 13, 2019

Sunday, January 13, 2019 Gratitude Hot coffee.Sleeping in.Cribbage.Puppy snuggles.Not having to go anywhere.Cozy onesies.My family.Warm clothes.Friends that accept me for who I am.Being able to accept my friends for who they are! Joy Dinner with family.Niece snuggles.Jessica Jones marathon.Making pizza!Laughing over a show with family. Dreams – Written as if they have already happened. I … Continue reading Gratitude and Joy – January 13, 2019