Hiking through Wildflowers on George Pyne Trail at Penny’s Bend

Soon the trail reached level ground, and I found myself hiking through a grove of pine trees. Gradually the pine trees gave way to oak trees, and then the oak trees gave way to a meadow. And along this meadow, there were numerous wildflowers. … More Hiking through Wildflowers on George Pyne Trail at Penny’s Bend

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

Seven Ways Hiking Can Teach You the Value of Being Single

You may begin to recognize that not every plan or achievement in life has to be dependent on a soul mate; that you don’t have to measure your self-worth on the basis of your desirability to a partner; that you can be single and create every bit as much meaning from life as anyone else. … More Seven Ways Hiking Can Teach You the Value of Being Single