Catastrophe Rising

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This is not the End

Written on September 5, 2017

I’ve been really scarce on here lately and it’s been for a good reason. My final year of my undergrad has begun and it has hit me full force. This semester, I’m taking 17 credits and while not all of those command as much of my time as some of the others, I still find

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Up & Up & Up

Written on July 30, 2017

So as you can see, my new theme is up! When I thought about my what I should do for Catastrophe Rising’s next theme, I thought about what inspires me. Which of course led me to my home state of Virginia. I immediately decided that I wanted to do something related to a map and

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Cassidy Currently: 11th Edition

Written on July 23, 2017

A view from a recent hike I did Wow, can you believe that we only have one more week left of July? This summer (and this year) has gone by really fast. I can’t believe that in 4 short weeks, I’ll be back in my college town, preparing for my final fall semester as an

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Sanctuary

Written on July 2, 2017

  It is not the trail we conquer but ourselves On Tuesday, I used my first day off in 2 weeks to do my first solo hike on the Appalachian Trail. I was going back and forth about bringing my dogs along with me for an added sense of safety and also so I would

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There’s No Rest for the Wicked

Written on June 26, 2017

Tomorrow will be my first day off in over two weeks and I’m super thrilled and so relieved. I think I’m going to use my day off to do a hike that I’ve always wanted to do. It’ll be a nice reprieve from my crazy life. I could use a little break too because while

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