Bike 2014.3

guest blogger: Dorothy Blair Seven a.m. found the PA IPL climate change riders pulling themselves up wearily from their sleeping bags and air mattresses, placed the night before on the hardwood floor of the Methodist Community Center. Just in time to get to an 8 a.m. service at pastor Ed Seeley’s Orbisonia United Methodist Church, and also to devour […]

Bike 2014.2

 guest blogger: Jason Whitney  Our intrepid IPL riders rode just over 40 miles today from Plowshare Farm in McAlevy’s Fort to Orbisonia. The day began just as the night before had ended – with music. Micah Spicher-Schonberg picked the guitar while Jonathan accompanied on

Bike Blog 2014.6

Guest blogger: Janet Swim After a rejuvenating night’s rest, most of us assembled for breakfast in Carolyn Serfass’s dining room to strategize our upcoming meetings with 14 Pennsylvania representatives. We reviewed the impressive intelligence Cricket provided, including the environmental voting record for each representative we would be meeting. Our planning was buttressed by news in […]

Bike Blog 2014.5

blogger: Jon Brockopp We made it! We all arrived yesterday in Washington safe and sound. So many things can go wrong on a trip like this, but other than a few flat tires and a bit of rain, we had great luck. Our trip began with a gourmet breakfast of eggs benedict, asparagus and French […]

Bike Blog 2014.4

post author: Jon Brockopp I’m writing this at 9 p.m., exhausted, but also really jazzed by the great day we had. At about 7 a.m., our hosts at Christ’s Reformed UCC started rustling around in the kitchen, whipping up a delicious breakfast of biscuits, gravy, potatoes and eggs – all the things that keep a cyclist […]

Bike Trip Blessing 2014

Pastor Monica Dawkins-Smith blessed the PA-to-DC riders and their journey on the lawn in front of Faith United Church of Christ with this wonderful prayer that we can all carry with us. May God bless you and keep you safe on this journey. May you encounter God… in your travels, in the freedom of the […]