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Where to begin? Yes, it’s cold. Yes, there’s ice. Yes, they speak English (as well as Icelandic). Yes, some of the natives probably believe in trolls (I might, too, if I grew up there. You’ll have to go to understand why). Iceland is a volcanic island rich with waterfalls, caves, sheep, and fish jerky. They drive on the right side of the road, don’t really care about customer service, and close the roads… Read More

Once, I said I’d write a follow up on Sharp Top Mountain featuring Buzzard’s Roost. I don’t really know why I didn’t just include Buzzard’s Roost into the Sharp Top Mountain post because it’s not like they’re two separate hikes. Or that Buzzards Roost is even a hike… But this is me following up.   Instructions for Buzzard’s Roost is very simple. Begin hoking Sharp Top At the top of the mountain, turn… Read More

Appalachian Trail, Catawba, VA 24070 Distance:                                                                           5-mile round trip (2.4 miles to summit) Elevation:                                             … Read More

Noah and I went to see the total eclipse in South Carolina on August 21st of 2017. It happened at about 2:45 in the afternoon and lasted for two minutes. We got up at an insanely early time in order to drive down to South Carolina in time to find an acceptable place to view the eclipse. We ended up arriving early (which is never a bad thing) and driving through tons… Read More

This is Abbey, and here’s my opinion: There’s no real reason to have friends if they don’t add something to your life–in a way that grows them, grows you, or grows you both. One of the things that stood out to me about Noah when I first met him and that encouraged me to be this guy’s friend was his willingness to make use of every. last. dam. minute (pun intended, cuz… Read More