Leaving Burdens Behind

Writer’s Note: This was written during the second week of March in 2020, as I returned from a solo Grand Canyon hiking trip. A time right before the virus hit before it all unknowingly became the world we know today. A Backpacking Story Out Of The Grand Canyon You might think the hard part ofContinue reading “Leaving Burdens Behind”

Embracing the Fear of the Unknown

A Journey through Flagstaff’s Lava River Cave The blue steller’s jay birds dance around the big and empty dirt parking lot, greeting us as we pull our stiff bodies up and out of the car. It is early morning and although the sun came up two hours ago, the tall ponderosa trees are completely saturatedContinue reading “Embracing the Fear of the Unknown”