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Trip Log – Day 11 – Manchester, VT to Slingerlands, NY

Miles Today: 72 Miles to Date: 694 May 17, 2015 – Cloudy, 60 degrees   Nature is breaking me into her fury in a most gentle way. After encountering no rain for ten days, this morning’s forecast called for a … Continue reading

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Trip Log – Day 8 – Conway, NH to Dorchester, NH

Miles Today: 69 Miles to Date: 503 May 13, 2015 – Partly cloudy, 65 degrees   Nature’s first green is gold Her hardest hue to hold. Alas, Robert Frost’s words proved true overnight. The budding trees that stood along the … Continue reading

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Trip Log – Day 4 –Union, ME to Belfast, ME

Miles Today: 30 Miles to Date: 272 May 9, 2015 – Cloudy, 55 degrees   I opened my eyes and greeted the domed skylight in the center of the yurt’s roof above me. Dozens of rafters splayed out of create … Continue reading

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Trip Log – Day 3 – Portland, ME to Union, ME

Miles Today: 88 Miles to Date: 242 May 8, 2015 – Sunny, windy, 55 degrees   The reality of this trip hit me hard in the face today, in the form of a 30-mile head wind. I started the day … Continue reading

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Trip Log – Day 2 – Seabrook, NH to Portland, ME

Miles Today: 89 Miles to Date: 154 May 7, 2015   I rolled north with the spring, a notoriously swift and fickle season in New England. The morning was crisp, the breeze on Rye Beach chilly.       In … Continue reading

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Trip Log T-1: Acknowledgements

I want to thank everyone who has tried to fatten me up. Larry gave an amazing send-off dinner with four courses that culminated in me staring at the biggest piece of tres leche cake I’ve ever seen, until I ate … Continue reading

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The Fine Print

‘Awesome’ is the most common response I get from people when I describe my upcoming trip. ‘Crazy’ runs a distant second, and ‘Dangerous’ a close third. Though I prefer to focus on the awesome aspects of my journey – the … Continue reading

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