I found this post from early 2017 that I never published. Here it is for your reading pleasure, with an addendum for 2019. -Jodi Yesterday, I was out for a walk with Sadie in the giant Arboretum near our Boston apartment. It’s honestly one of my favorite places on earth. It’s been around since theContinue reading “Fear…on the trail and elsewhere”
There was a moment during my recent hiking trip to Canada when I found myself asking an important existential question. Do I even like hiking? See, as regular blog readers will know, I tend to have the occasional meltdown while climbing up hills (see this post from back in May). I worked hard before thisContinue reading “On top of the world: The Sulpher Skyline Trail”
How far we’d come…how far I’d come in the years since we started these adventures, that I was actually planning on and really looking forward to a hike up a hill in the dark.
Boston was the perfect rebound relationship. It was big, messy, gorgeous, full of new sights and smells and a blissful anonymity; no one cares, walking down a busy Boston street, if I don’t have a boyfriend, if I screwed up at work, or even if I’m having a bad hair day.
“Why is it called Gulf Hagas?” This is the question I forgot to ask the range guides when they quietly snuck up behind us as we stood at the 2nd of two water crossings. I can be forgiven for this oversight, because for the last 5 minutes, I’d been standing at the water’s edge tryingContinue reading “You should hike this: Gulf Hagas”