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Going Home: Sloppy, Wet Kisses From Old Men and Other Hitchhiking Adventures
I packed up everything that was so incredibly important to me for the past 3.5 months, everything that I didn’t even know how to properly use a year prior but now ensured my survival in the wilderness. Disheartened, I walked … Continue reading
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If Grown Men Cry, Women Can Too
The next morning, still at Tuolomne Campground in Yosemite National Park, I couldn’t get out of my tent. I heard hikers all around me moving about and politely whispering so as not to wake the people still sleeping in their … Continue reading
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Being Mistaken for the Hungry and Homeless
This blog post is a continuation of my PCT journal entries from late July. It picks up right after Marmots, Laughter, Crystal Lakes, and Tears and My In-Town Adventures (Post Injury). I promise to share more of my in-town adventures the … Continue reading
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This is the beginning.
Saturday’s obligatory terminus photo. Pure happiness is embodied in this. This is the beginning. Of my hike. Of an adventure. Of the rest of my life. Of everything. Can you feel my joy???