Maine


The road to Millinocket

The road to Millinocket

Only four more days, given or take one, of this adventure, where the road to Millinocket is nearly the road home.

Last weekend off trail

Last weekend off trail

This weekend was our last hoorah with the thru-hiker friends who have become so dear to us. We have cried together, we have walked hundreds of miles together, we have laughed - a lot, we have prayed together, we have seen each other at our best and our worst. We ...

There's this too

There's this too

Yes, my heart aches each day with my family in the woods, a separation unexpected and difficult. But there's this too. An unexpected rejuvenation for me, having time to do my own things, on my own schedule and at my own pace.

This year especially so

This year especially so

This September, supporting my family as they finish their thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail, feels like my most melancholy late summer.

Living Inspired: Post-trip Reflections

Living Inspired: Post-trip Reflections

Right now the lesson for me is about putting our values and all the things we hope to accomplish with our lives into action. Putting our daily planner and our pocketbooks into where we say our heart is.

Our First Time Family Backpacking

Our First Time Family Backpacking

This inaugural winter backpacking trip was a game-changer for our family.

In a state

In a state

The mountains of Maine feel like home to me. Just like the peonies and raspberry canes in the farmhouse yard.