"Sell the cars, sell the house, sell the toys. Keep a few that will enable us on our travels, zig zag all over this continent, and build ourselves up, real high, really really high, and become Memory Millionaires.” One year ago, to the day, I quit my job and began working toward that idea. … Continue reading Lessons from the Coddiwomple: Be Light
reasons why I am no longer attempting to be a "thru-hiker"
Read my trail update over at the Trek now! Katahdin, 100-Mile Wilderness, and What made the Cut
Dear Family + Friends In one week I will embark on my next big adventure- the Appalachian Trail. In an attempt to complete a thru-hike, I will walk over 2,000 miles, a distance Ian and I have driven ten times over, but such a distance I will not fully appreciate until I have done it … Continue reading And now, the AT
I will be blogging my Appalachian Trail experience over at the trek.co! You can find blogs I have written at https://thetrek.co/author/megan-anstine/ My most recent blog can be found here: https://thetrek.co/appalachian-trail/mental-preparations-thru-hike/
The Coddiwomple took a break, but we are back on the road. I'm writing this from a spot in Saskatchewan, Canada off Highway 1. We're burning rubber trying to make it to friends in Wisconsin for the Fourth of July weekend. The break came when we drove from visiting my family near Chicago, nearly nonstop … Continue reading Returning to the Coddiwomple
My mind has been racing with plans about the Appalachian Trail for the past month. I do not know when I set my mind on a thru-hike, but I remember a friend telling us a story a few years back about his dad hiking the trail in sections, one month a year for six years. I … Continue reading Taking a Hike