Blisters, Beards and Ben & Jerry’s

This post is a slightly edited version of a speech I gave at an Appalachian Trail Conference event a few years back. I thought it was fitting to share it here.  When I was a little kid I loved being outside. I loved climbing trees and running around on any little path, in even the smallest […]

This Light

What is it about the sunrise? How is it that something that happens with such frequency still holds us spellbound. Still forces us to respect the day and know that whatever it brings is bigger than us. As the slim sliver of sunlight edges over the horizon, on it is carried thoughts of things to […]