Birds are chirping outside my window in Northeast Georgia. There are buds on the trees. The snow is gone. Rain is expected all week. You know what that means, right? Spring is on its way! Hikers have hit the Trail and we're already hearing their Appalachian Trail Stories.
You and I have access to dozens of online accounts of folks along the AT.
I am not hip enough to know all the ways blogs, videos, photos, memes and iStuff are posted. My inbox, however, is tagged several times a day with interesting and/or self-absorbed tales of the Trail.
One caught my eye today, March 10, 2015. Thought I'd share it with you.
Not a happy sight nor news of someone who is care-free and able to leap tall buildings in a single bound.
Just an Appalachian Trail Story of a stranger on our beloved pathway northbound ... and what's going on in her world.
She got more ups and downs than she expected. Don't have a clue who she is. You might not either ... but she has a lot to teach of us the initial days of her journey on the Appalachian Trail.
Here's hoping that we'll read of her heroic ascent up Mount Katahdin in Maine's Baxter State Park later this summer. If not, we wish her well wherever her path leads.
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