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Thurmond, WV

A little history on the town we visited.

Thurmond is a town in Fayette County, West Virginia, United States, on the New River. The population was five at the 2010 census. 208 more words


I don’t think we understand how small we are until we experience something bigger than our existing perspectives. Our lives are usually centered around ourselves. This doesn’t mean that we are necessarily selfish; it just means that the biggest things in life are the things that directly impact us. 301 more words

Freelance work, literary landscapes, going to California, & why a good rock scramble is food for the soul

W. G. Hoskins once wrote that every Brit should explore the land of their birth before venturing further afield. In our increasingly nomadic age it’s unlikely that many would agree, but Hoskins is right, of course, that the British Isles are home to some of the most spectacular landscapes in the world. 416 more words


Finishing Strong & Starting a New Week

Yesterday we kept our hike local, but even though we skipped the climbs in the Smokies, it was still a doozy. On our Fitbits, we both set new PRs for our steps, and the stairs climbed was actually comparable to our hike on the Abrams’ Falls Trail. 290 more words

Life's a Climb...But the View is Great!

I knew my sister had a lot of nature and hiking in mind when we booked our trip to Canada, but today’s very intense hike was sort of my idea.  462 more words