I dug up this little piece of creative nonfiction I wrote last April when we had no idea just how long the year would feel (so naive!). It doesn’t have much to do with travel or hiking, but it does have to do with “place.” April 12, 2020 On the last Sunday in March we…… Continue reading April Musings
After my trip to Colorado and Wyoming last summer, I’ve been itching to try a longer trail. As a Minnesota native, the Superior Hiking Trail just seemed like a natural choice! I’ve explored most of the state parks on the North Shore, and I’m excited to string them all together in one long walk. Probably…… Continue reading I’m Thru-Hiking the Superior Hiking Trail!
If you follow this blog (hi mom!) you may have noticed a took a few months off from writing. Ok, four months. At first I felt guilty. I hate letting projects languish unfinished. But really there’s nothing to finish—I reminded myself a blog is an ongoing, personal project that doesn’t have deadlines or requirements or…… Continue reading Taking Breaks
As much as I love getting away for several weeks, I really appreciate a good weekend trip.
I’m a planner. That means before I board a plane or hop in the car, I research the location, gear, route, and everything else into oblivion. I’ve been down the rabbit holes of everything from “is it better to use a gas stove or make one out of an empty can of cat food?” to…… Continue reading Why Start a “Travel Blog” in 2020?