American Sycamore: The White Tree with a Hollow Trunk That Loves the Water

The American sycamore has a long history of use — as a source of drinking water, syrup, tonic, remedy, and construction material. Occasionally, living sycamores have even been used as temporary dwellings by humans and their livestock. … More American Sycamore: The White Tree with a Hollow Trunk That Loves the Water

Seven Lessons I’ve Learned from Hiking with a Chronic Illness

You have to know when to throw in the towel in life, especially when you’re living with a chronic illness. Likewise, when you’re hiking, you have to be able to distinguish between a trail that’s just a little bit challenging and one that may literally result in your funeral. … More Seven Lessons I’ve Learned from Hiking with a Chronic Illness