Once More a Traveler

Once More a Traveler

[ Day 2 – June 14, 2012 ] I woke up early, hoping to beat the midday high temperatures across the Central Valley. Back on the road, I continued my descent through Del Puerto Canyon. The narrow roadway dropped about 1,000 feet over 20 miles, through ranch land that suggested a way of life far […]

Raising Anchor

[ Day 1 – June 13, 2012 ] Late morning sunlight poured into my living room, highlighting a mess of touring items. From spare bike parts to flip flops and dental floss, I had everything I needed and then some; there was nothing holding me back except my own sense of time and place. I […]

Crystallization

Crystallization

[ Day 0 – June 12, 2012 ] In 2008, I rode my bicycle from Seattle to Boston with four friends from college. I have many fond memories of that trip, but one in particular stands out: It’s late afternoon in a small North Dakota town. I’m chatting with an old man outside a grocery […]