Monthly Archives: February 2016

Trip Log – Day 244 – New Orleans, LA

February 27, 2016 – Sun, 50 degrees Miles Today: 22 Miles to Date: 12,401 States to Date: 29 I’ve been to New Orleans half a dozen times: with family, with friends; to come to Jazz Fest, to build after Katrina. … Continue reading

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Trip Log – Day 243 – Gramercy, LA to New Orleans, LA

February 26, 2016 – Sun, 50 degrees Miles Today: 56 Miles to Date: 12,379 States to Date: 29 The east bank of the Mississippi River, which is actually the north side in these parts, is a smidge higher than the … Continue reading

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Responses: How will we live tomorrow?

How will we live tomorrow? “Fast and furious. Tomorrow is Sunday and we’ll go fishing. It’s Lenten season and those Catholics need fish on Friday.” Jake, towing crab traps, Creole, LA How will we live tomorrow? “If you go back … Continue reading

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Trip Log – Day 242 – Morgan City, LA to Gramercy, LA

February 25, 2016 – Clouds, 60 degrees Miles Today: 62 Miles to Date: 12,323 States to Date: 29     Up at out early along Highway 182 east with the wind at my back. After a few miles of industry and … Continue reading

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Profile Response: Melissa Lopez, Diocesan Migrant and Refugee Service, El Paso, TX

“El Paso is a different place from other parts of the country. The flow of immigrants is our lifeblood. In 2014 there were many families coming through from Central America. INS was going to release three hundred of them. They … Continue reading

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Trip Log – Day 241 – Lafayette, LA to Morgan City, LA

February 24, 2016 – Clouds, 60 degrees Miles Today: 77 Miles to Date: 12,261 States to Date: 29 I slept in a craftsman-style studio with a tin roof adjacent to a woodworking shop last night. Yesterday’s rain ended but gales … Continue reading

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Profile Response: Miguel Salcedo-Gomez, El Paso, TX

Miguel Salcedo-Gomez is an intelligent man with a very long lens on his objectives. Miguel is a medical doctor from Columbia who wants to further HIV research and treatment in his homeland. After medical school, he spent seven years earning … Continue reading

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