a member of a people or tribe who move from place to place
a person who continually moves from place to place; wanderer
When Josh and I met in college, he was already a nomad. He explored all over, but mostly he wandered Indian Peaks Wilderness and the trails around Boulder. Josh even wandered when he had a few too many beers, providing fodder for his friends to tease him.
After just a couple months together, Josh proposed that we tackle the nearly 500-mile Colorado Trail. This was not a hard sell as my father instilled in me a love for the outdoors. That summer was incredible. Josh, a planner, charted out every day of the 6 weeks. He even created elevation maps. We made almost all our own food – freeze drying for months in preparation – and organized food drops every 5 to 7 days. Living out of our backpacks was invigorating and empowering. Only 3 showers later, we arrived in Durango.
Josh’s nomad spirit continues to thrive. Every day he comes up with new adventures for us to embark upon. And I feel so blessed for us to be able to wander together.