The Appalachian National Scenic Trail, most commonly known simply as the Appalachian Trail or AT, is the “longest hiking-only footpath in the world, measuring roughly 2,190 miles.” As many as 3,000 people attempt to hike the entire trail each year, which takes between 5 and 7 months. Yet only 1 in 4 actually succeed in walking […]

The continuing civil war in Syria is considered one of the worst humanitarian crises of our time. Estimates indicate that half the country’s pre-war population — more than 11 million people — have been killed or forced to flee their homes. Much emphasis during this crisis has been put on essential rescue efforts in the areas of […]

The Good Times received the following story, an example of human solidarity and kindness at their best. “It is almost 11 years since 9/11 and here is a wonderful story about that terrible day.  “Jerry Brown Delta Flight 15… (true story)      “Here is an amazing story from a flight attendant on Delta Flight 15, written following 9/11: […]