Jeffrey H. Ryan Hiker Author Photographer Speaker Podcaster Director

It’s a Wonderful Life — in Norwalk, Connecticut

Generous people are everywhere, even in places where you don’t seem to be looking for them.

I was recently reminded of this fact (several times over in fact) when my radiator hoses exploded on my way home from a book festival.

Trail Angels are Everywhere

©2017, Larry Chua Photography

Hikers that spend any time on long distance trails know the phenomenon of “trail angels” well. They are people that seemingly show up from nowhere to lend a hand at a critical juncture. My life has been enriched by them several times, including when an unknown stranger left gallons of water along a waterless, 28-mile, […]