Monthly Archives: January 2016

Trip Log – Day 215 – Alpine, TX to Marathon, TX

January 29, 2016 – Sunny, 65 degrees Miles Today: 31 Miles to Date: 11,027 States to Date: 28 West Texas was sunny and bright today, the desert jagged and brown, the people as varied as any I’ve met during my … Continue reading

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Responses: How will we live tomorrow?

How will we live tomorrow? “Americans want cures, not healing.” Mrs. Korn, Mormon settler to California, Santa Maria, CA How will we live tomorrow? “I could sell my house tomorrow and see America and visit my kids. I worry about … Continue reading

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Trip Log – Day 214 – Marfa, TX to Alpine, TX

January 28, 2016 – Sunny, 65 degrees Miles Today: 28 Miles to Date: 10,996 States to Date: 28  I enjoyed a beautiful, easy day of bicycle touring. US 90 from Marfa to Alpine is a gorgeous stretch with vast vistas. … Continue reading

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Profile Response: Paul Hermann and Polly Corsino, Sun City Visitor’s Center, Sun City, AZ

The Bell Recreation Center looks like a vintage 1970’s shopping mall, solid walls of rusticated block with a few glass front entrances framed by dramatic roofs, the kind of Class B shopping center that might be occupied by Payless Shoes, … Continue reading

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Trip Log – Day 213 – Van Horn, TX to Marfa, TX

January 27, 2016 – Sunny, 50 degrees Miles Today: 77 Miles to Date: 10,968 States to Date: 28 Is Marfa, Texas ironic or prophetic? I will ride along U.S. 90 more than any single route of my journey. I was … Continue reading

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Profile Response: Trudy Bryson and Larry Vroom, Sun City, AZ

Trudy Bryson, age 69, lives in her parent’s house. That quaint fact that conjures images of Iowa farmhouses or South Boston triple-deckers – family heritage passed through the generations. But Trudy’s family home is far from her Northbrook, IL birthplace. … Continue reading

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Trip Log – Day 212 – Fort Hancock, TX to Van Horn, TX

January 26, 2016 – Overcast, 40 degrees Miles Today: 68 Miles to Date: 10,891 States to Date: 28 No way was West Texas going to let me off the hook with a week of cool nights, sunny days, and gentle … Continue reading

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