Day 993: Challenges in the Grand Canyon.
There are few places in this world that actually live up to internet hype. This is one of those places. I will write more about the falls soon. For now, here are a few pretty pictures.
I realize I haven’t posted here since the two year mark. It looks like the last post was Izaak’s! I do write here nearly everyday. I open up a tab, type in the count, write, then close the tab. I have 96 drafts. My goal today is to hit publish. I’m still sober and loving… Continue reading Day 802
This past weekend I had a moment. A big moment. I turned 47 and celebrated my second birthday sober. Friends, this was a birthday for the record books. I climbed a mountain and I camped alone. Two huge things and let me tell you why. This mountain is the tallest summit in Arizona. It stands… Continue reading Day 720
Are you doing this alone? I lost count of how many times I got asked that question. Yes, I’m alone. Yes, I’m hiking 190 miles across a country alone. “You are brave” was almost always their response to my yes. At first I would blow it off. Nah, I’m probably more crazy than brave, but… Continue reading Day 644
Today I had time to sit and breathe. To finally absorb everything that has happened over the last twelve days. I have spent twelve days walking. Walking by the Irish Sea, over mountains, by lakes, through bogs, and moors. I learned what words like beck and swale meant which is important when you are told… Continue reading Day 638
I’m not very good at bragging about myself. I generally lean towards the beat myself up about the shit I did wrong direction. People always tell me I’m being too hard on myself, but I genuinely feel like I’m just being honest about what I do or can do. But today I’d like to take… Continue reading Day 614