Monthly Archives: August 2016

Trip Log – Day 297 – Fayetteville TN to Bell Buckle TN

August 28, 2016 – Partly cloudy, 85 degrees Miles Today: 46 Miles to Date: 15,284 States to Date: 42   Tennessee is beautiful place to cycle. The roads are in good shape, drivers are courteous, and the scenery is lovely. … Continue reading

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Profile Response: Victor Dzidzienyo, Bradford C. Grant, and Sylvia Robinson, Howard University, Washington DC

Victor Dzidzienyo, Associate Professor of Howard University’s School of Architecture emigrated from Ghana to study here. He completed graduate work at Howard and has taught at the School of Architecture, under numerous academic titles, for forty years. He worked with … Continue reading

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Trip Log – Day 296 – Arab AL to Fayetteville TN

August 27, 2016 – Partly cloudy, 85 degrees Miles Today: 63 Miles to Date: 15,238 States to Date: 42    A day of easy riding down the broad slope of US 231 to the Tennessee River, winding along the bicycle … Continue reading

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Profile Response: Andrew Umentum, Mount Rainier MD

“I don’t aspire to live a safe, comfortable, suburban life.” Andrew Umentum is a lanky Midwestern graduate from University of Wisconsin – Madison. When he began working for National Geographic as a cartographer he lived in College Park, but moved … Continue reading

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Trip Log – Day 295 – Birmingham AL to Arab, AL

August 26, 2016 – Partly cloudy, 85 degrees Miles Today: 70 Miles to Date: 15,175 States to Date: 41 Southern Cycling    …chased by dogs… pithy slogans on church signs… rebel flags on trailer houses that never move… propane farms… … Continue reading

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Profile Response: Megan Young, Sheila Maffay-Tuhill, and Michael Hartman, Greenbelt MD

The place to meet in Greenbelt MD is The New Deal Cafe, which serves very good Middle-Eastern food. I met Megan Young, Director of the Greenbelt Museum, Sheila Maffay-Tuthill, the museum’s Education Coordinator as well as long-time Greenbelt resident, and … Continue reading

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Trip Log – Day 294 – Mountain Brook, AL to Birmingham AL

August 25, 2016 – Partly cloudy, 90 degrees Miles Today: 28 Miles to Date: 15,105 States to Date: 41 Birmingham: I was lost, but now I’m found; was blind but now I see.  Today I got so lost I could … Continue reading

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