==This post is an excerpt from my upcoming book, Changing Gears: A Family Odyssey to the End of the World. While we are hiking the Colorado Trail from Denver to Durango this summer, I’ll post an excerpt every Monday.== “Mommy! Mommy!” Daryl shouted as we pulled into the parking lot. “They have tamales! They have [...]
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We’ve met many Road Angels along the roads we’ve traveled. Hundreds of people have come out of the woodwork to help us out in more ways than I can count over the years we cycled the Americas together as a family. I remember each and every act of kindness demonstrated and am humbled by the [...]
What was your moment – THE MOMENT? That is the question. What was the moment when you knew you wanted more out of life? When it suddenly became clear and you knew, deep down in your heart, that you weren’t cut out for the normal drill. When you knew you wanted to live a life [...]
John nailed it this time – this is his best video ever! I wanted a 3- or 4-minute video that summarized our journeys and he delivered!
March 14, 2009 This is it – our last day in Mexico. We arrived into the border town of Chetumal yesterday after a grueling 400-km jaunt across the southern part of the Yucatan peninsula. The headwinds were howling, heat was extreme, and we faced the first hills we’ve seen in I-don’t-remember-how-long. But we’re here – [...]
February 21, 2009 Where do I even start? This past month has delivered an inordinate amount of adventures for us, and we are more grateful than ever for having the opportunity to live our dreams. Before we crossed the border into Mexico, we were barraged with concern from nearly each and every person we met. [...]
January 24, 2009 Finally – a new chapter in our journey! We crossed the border into Mexico ten days ago and started a whole new adventure cycling in Mexico. It’s been a lot of fun so far, and we’re looking forward to the rest of our time in Latin America. Since I last wrote, we’ve [...]