Would you hike alone in the wilderness?

After recently reading Wild By Cheryl Strayed, I began to wonder if I had what it takes to travel by myself. When the three of us ventured to Europe, we had safety in numbers. When I finished the book, I was compelled to grab my bike and set off on a cross county trek- or at least an hour ride all by myself. I was consumed with this idea until a dear friend of mine spoke with such clarity one day. I told him about my overwhelming desire to go on a journey. He responded, ” You’re already on one, kid. You’re already on one.”




Amy enjoys using poetic language to capture the essence of the ordinary. Her work has been published in Word-Dancers: The Poets of Southwest Florida and Florida Weekly.

(4) Comments

  • Kathy
    February 15, 2015 at 6:16 pm

    I love it! Makes a great point in a charming way. Looking forward to hearing more!

  • Sarah
    February 15, 2015 at 7:20 pm

    Thought provoking….I also believe that we don’t have to be on actual trek to be on a journey. Everyday is a day to find ourselves, purpose, new ideas, and various other discoveries. Look forward to hearing more.

    • Guest Blogger Jim Fox
      February 15, 2015 at 9:01 pm

      Yes! Each day uncovers new things, if we keep our eyes open. Thanks for chiming in!

  • Kelly G
    March 4, 2015 at 1:31 am

    Heyy! I came across this. Immediately thought of you 🙂 -Kelly

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