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When I was in Maine last year in the home stretch of an Appalachian Trail thru-hike, someone commented on one of my stories or photos and ..read more
1. Where We Are It didn’t take research for me to understand that most people were unhappy with many aspects of modern life. Even those ..read more
For as long as I can remember, there has been increasing political and academic rhetoric about income inequality. There is no point in ..read more
By the time I passed Franconia Notch in New Hampshire this past September, I was fairly certain of two things. First, the White Mountains ..read more
If there is anything most misunderstood about the Appalachian Trail thru-hike, it is the idea that it has anything to do with hiking. This ..read more
Many people have asked what it felt like when I reached the top of Mount Katahdin after hiking 2,200 miles. Did I shed a tear? Did I regret ..read more
I’m standing at the counter in my father’s condo in Delaware staring at five post-it notes filled with much to do and a familiar ..read more
I have finished a hike along the shores of West Carry Pond just after dusk until finally reaching a campsite where the trail cuts back into ..read more
I’m wandering around town 8 miles from the trail in desperation, having a moderate panic attack and meeting with the all-too-familiar ..read more
Author’s Note: This article describes one of my scarier lessons in insulin management on the trail. I want to stress that I am safe now, ..read more

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