I wear a few hats. I'm a journalist, an activist, and my day job is Administrator of a mosque here in Houston. I love the feeling of carrying just what I need on my back and sleeping in a tent. My two favorite sounds are cicadas in August and the wind blowing through the tops of tall pine trees. I also love the Real Housewives shows and online solitaire. As I said, I wear a few hats.
Eric Heber is an Alabama native who has lived in Louisiana for 18 years. He began hiking just seven years ago in the Kisatchie National Forest, a
You may see them infrequently. You may wonder at their skill or endurance. If youre the average AT thru-hikeryoung and maleyou may worry about
This will be my last post until the fall, when I start blogging about my 2019 thru-hike. Yes, 2019. I have decided to defer my thru-hike until
Thru-hiker Dann Hailey, trail name Night Crawler, first gained fame when popular vlogger Early Riser introduced him to the internet. This guy
I woke up at 5:00 this morning with the thought in my head that maybe I dont understand the magnitude of an AT thru-hike, that maybe I will get on
(No, the title of this post isnt meant to be a partisan reference. However, it references a campaign slogan and this post is about voting and I am a
I went to the Lake Houston Wilderness Park today. It wasn't much of a workout; I live in Houston and when I ask people in this area where I can do
I am among those hopeful thru-hikers who have researched, surfed the net, watched YouTube videos, made best-friends-for-life at REI, and perhaps,
Last March, my sister sent me a link via Facebook to a book about the Appalachian Trail and the message 2020 yo its on. The book was Hiking Through: One mans journey to peace and freedom on the Appalachian Trail by Paul Stutzman, and her message proposed we for real do something we had talked about for years hike the length of the AT.