Today as I find myself on the brink of a dream come true I am reminded of a simple yet, powerful quote. “Faith is taking the first step even when you can’t see the whole staircase.” For me, one step, that “first step,” has led to millions. Millions of steps that have me standing, here and … More One step? One day? Three Years?
Below the summit of a sacred mountain sits a small base camp where thousands of hikers have laid their bodies, minds and souls down for a final nights rest along the Appalachian trail. It was here that I awoke, so anxious yet, so calm. Gentle snores and wind rustled leaves were the soundtrack to my … More Mile 2074.5 Monson, Maine to mile 2,189.5 Mount Katahdin, Maine…and beyond
Somewhere between Vermont and New Hampshire the rolling soft trail, wild raspberry covered hills and dreamlike moon filled nights turned into steep unforgiving rock, grueling climbs, intimidating descents and storm filled days. With a loving, yet brash slap in the face, New Hampshire had welcomed me across it’s border and into it’s beloved White Mountains. … More Mile 1700.8 Rutland, Vermont to mile 2074.5, Monson, Maine