I forgot about writing this post and so it’s being written two weeks after the event. It’ll be just a short post reflecting my thoughts then. I’ll write another one in a few days to update with current thoughts – March 29th
Chad & Loren needed to head to Kroger to buy some things soon and with me heading that day decided to join me. While they’re thinking of buying bikes to go grocery shopping, we’d be going in Chad’s truck. Living in a remote place
I woke up early as Daniel was meant to leave for work at 8. He was already in the kitchen cooking bacon & eggs, the perfect breakfast. His job is flexible and so when we got sidetracked talking until 9, it was no problem. He’s hoping that he can get to work from home in the future, and finding a job like that would really free up your time. Tyler from GoingSlowly was working as a programmer throughout the two-year journey, and if I found something
I awoke to find quiet in the Beichler household. Andy had already gone to work, and the rest of the family weren’t stirring. It put me in a situation where I was going to be heading out without saying goodbye which I always hope to avoid. I delayed my exit for a while, but with the weather forecast saying there was 100% chance of precipitation and thunder storms I wasn’t wanting to stick around too long.
I went outside to load up my bike and saw a few of my things had moved from the
Down in Tennessee I had learnt a phrase, “If you can’t duck it, … it.” It was with that phrase in mind that I was planning on fixing the failing sidewall on my tyre with some duck tape. While Tom & Becky had some duck tape on their kitchen table, they seemed to think that there was a superior alternative. There were a number of bikes in their garage and so they offered to take a tyre off one of them for me. It didn’t have the mystery of duck tape, but it was
Jeff prepared us a lovely breakfast of sausage, bacon and pancakes that we all tucked into with much joy. Eddie was full of excitement that this was the first time he had woken up and been able to ride a bike so was most definitely going to make full use of his newly found freedom. Nicholas would ride with him for a little, but then he would be joining Jeff and me for the beginning of my ride.
Spring break is a huge holiday for students in the US. College kids in particular use it as a time to