Take Aways From Traveling During COVID-19

Last week I took a trip to Montana. I was let go of a job I had just gotten due to COVID reasons and felt defeated. I spontaneously bought some plane tickets a couple weeks ahead of time and began to shield myself from the world. I wanted to make sure I was healthy whileContinue reading “Take Aways From Traveling During COVID-19”

5 Great Hikes near Denver (and where to eat afterwards)

Hello happy hikers! I hope this blog post finds you well and in the need for an adventure! I grew up in the Front Range and have been fortunate enough to explore some of the most beautiful places in Colorado. In my mind, a perfect day in Colorado has a hike involved, followed by anContinue reading “5 Great Hikes near Denver (and where to eat afterwards)”

My 20 Thoughts on Gilmore Girls for their 20th Anniversary

Picture this: it’s the year 2000, you’re watching the WB, and the screen turns black, the words “Gilmore Girls” flash across the screen while the song “There She Goes” by The La’s plays in the background. On a busy street, a woman walks into a diner (with her own mug!) and begs for coffee. TheContinue reading “My 20 Thoughts on Gilmore Girls for their 20th Anniversary”

My 3 Favorite and Least Favorite Pieces of Gear on the Colorado Trail

During 2020, I was laid off both my jobs. I was angry, lost, and completely clueless. As spring melted away and unemployment continued to loom over me, I planned a thru-hike of the Colorado Trail. This trail had been one of my dreams for years, and the year of COVID seemed like the perfect timeContinue reading “My 3 Favorite and Least Favorite Pieces of Gear on the Colorado Trail”

Why You Should Know Your Enneagram!

Wow y’all. I have spent this past week consumed with learning more about the enneagram and it has been fascinating. Whether or not you’ve read all the books, took the tests, or have never heard of this thing, I believe it is a super valuable tool.  For those of you who may not know whatContinue reading “Why You Should Know Your Enneagram!”

5 Tips to Become More Adventurous

If you’re anything like me, you love a good adventure. Sometimes a planned trip over a holiday weekend fits the bill and other times a quest through a grocery store does the trick. Over the course of my life, I’ve been told by friends and family that I’m “the most adventurous person” they know. Honestly,Continue reading “5 Tips to Become More Adventurous”

6 Reasons Why Solo Hiking is the BEST

Hi friends! I hope this blog post finds you well! I want to talk to you about why I believe solo hiking is the best thing ever. If you’re like me, you love a good hike. You love to explore and see new things. But if you’re also like me, you’re often busy when othersContinue reading “6 Reasons Why Solo Hiking is the BEST”

10 Facts About the Author

Hi Friends! My name is Michelle, and I am the author of this here blog called Nature’s Not Enough. Welcome to this space! I started this blog after I finished thru-hiking the Colorado Trail. I hiked alone, and was enthralled by the beauty of my home state. For 27 days I walked from Denver toContinue reading “10 Facts About the Author”