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Month: July 2015

I lost my…breath in Oregon

I can’t quite say that I lost my heart to the State of Oregon just yet, but I might have…

The Turning Point

As anticlimactic the border crossing was, what Oregon impressed me most with was its coastal beauty, which, in part, I…

Border Crossing Number One

I started this post on Sunday evening in my tent at the Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, pretty much exactly…

The First 200 Miles

The first 200 miles (San Mateo, CA to Mendocino, CA) are behind me, however they took me longer than I…

Staying charged

Since I am bringing quite a few gadgets on this tour, I had to figure out a way of supplying…

Sticky Motivation

When times get tough, and they will eventually on a bike ride that stretches over several months, I thought it…

Be yourself; everyone else is already taken. Oscar Wilde

Be Yourself

A very simple, yet powerful reminder by the Irish poet for those times when we see ourselves falling into the trap of trying to be someone we...

The People Who Got Me Here

You meet and interact with lots and lots of people throughout your life, and every one of those gives a…

Packing up

For the past few weeks leading up to my departure, I have been slowly selling items from my apartment. Primarily…

Tough times don't last, tough people do. Robert H. Schuller

Tough people

I first got introduced to the above quote through a blogpost by Mr Semi Rad Brendan Leonard, relating a story about his friends who had to deal with challenging ...

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