Hart to Hart and Beyond

On Independence Day, Jason and I boarded a full flight from O'Hare to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to play tourist for 36 hours. On the morning of the 6th, a Ford Flex pulled up, driven by a retired military man sporting an impressive beard and a bowler hat.  Joe is a trail angel and, for some … Continue reading Hart to Hart and Beyond

Spreadsheets and Sweat

My ten tab Excel workbook and copious amounts of pre-trail internet research on the PCT seem the 2018 equivalent to Cheryl Strayed poring over books and maps in preparation for her 1990's hike. Strayed is the author of Wild, a popular memoir turned movie starring Reese Witherspoon, which chronicled her Pacific Crest journey. More often … Continue reading Spreadsheets and Sweat