Monthly Archives: August 2016

Profile Response: Aaron Marcavitch, Executive Director, Maryland Milestones, Greenbelt, MD

Rexford Tugwell, a man with an aristocratic name and impeccable white suits, ran the Resettlement Administration under FDR’s New Deal. In 1937 Greenbelt, MD – a new town modeled on Europe’s Garden City movement, became one of the agency’s most … Continue reading

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Trip Log – Day 291 – Marietta GA to Piedmont AL

August 22, 2016 – Partly cloudy, 80 degrees Miles Today: 78 Miles to Date: 14,941 States to Date: 41  My host, Ali, and I went to mile zero of the Silver Comet Trail, the biggest bicycle trailhead I’ve seen. Even … Continue reading

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Trip Log – Day 290 – Atlanta GA to Marietta GA

August 21, 2016 – Partly cloudy, 80 degrees Miles Today: 28 Miles to Date: 14,863 States to Date: 41  I woke late to overcast skies and coasted down five flights of parking ramp from my host’s apartment to the streets … Continue reading

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Profile Response: Tonia Burnette, Cannon Design, Baltimore MD

Tonia Burnette is an architect who’s dedicated her career to healthcare design. We had the pleasure of working together on Baltimore projects when she was in a local firm. As my life evolved toward Haiti, writing, and cycling, she moved … Continue reading

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Trip Log – Day 289 – Decatur GA to Atlanta GA

August 20, 2016 – Sunny, 85 degrees Miles Today: 18 Miles to Date: 14,835 States to Date: 41 My warmshowers hosts, Laura and Mike, rode me to the Carter Center to kick off my day of Atlanta sightseeing. The Jimmy … Continue reading

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Profile Response: Joan Treacy and Christine Byerly, UMMC NICU, Baltimore, MD

I met Joan and Christine about five years ago, when we worked tougher to design a new Neonatal Intensive Care Unit for University of Maryland Medical Center. After many delays, it opened last fall. I appreciated a tour of the … Continue reading

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Trip Log – Day 288 – Athens GA to Decatur GA

August 19, 2016 – Sunny, 85 degrees Miles Today: 67 Miles to Date: 14,817 States to Date: 41  Truth in blogging: I am getting too old to drink beer at local bars with Millenial’s and then pedal hard the next … Continue reading

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Profile Response: Hannah Collins, Baltimore MD

Hannah Collins grew up in East Africa, the oldest child of Christian missionaries. Though she visited the US on regular vacations, Hannah never lived here until she attended college. “It’s difficult to transition to the United States after living in … Continue reading

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Trip Log – Day 287 – Augusta GA to Athens GA

August 18, 2016 – Sunny, 95 degrees Miles Today: 97 Miles to Date: 14,750 States to Date: 41 Some long riding days are so satisfying. Get up early and on the road before the heat sets in, stay focused on … Continue reading

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Responses: How will we live tomorrow?

How will we live tomorrow? “I’m going to go on. I had a dual lung transplant a year and a half ago and I completely fine.” Molly, ferry rider, Cape May, NJ How will we live tomorrow? “I’m just waiting … Continue reading

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