Bike Blog 2015.7: How did those meetings go?

Guest blogger: Joyce Eveleth On the final eve of our trip we scattered across the Washington area to sleep (in my case) in a super comfy bed with a super awesome friend. With the encouraging words of friends at IPL, free cheese and wine, and some nifty handouts (warning: bad puns ahead) we were prepped … Continue reading Bike Blog 2015.7: How did those meetings go?

Bike Blog 2015.6: Arrival! (and real pillows!)

We made it! On a warm, but beautiful day we arrived in Washington, D.C. Everyone is safe – tired and sore, but safe. But we cannot quite rest easy yet as we prepare for our all-important visits to our Congressional representatives tomorrow. The day started unusually for us, waking from comfortable sleep in beds with … Continue reading Bike Blog 2015.6: Arrival! (and real pillows!)

Bike Blog 2015.5: team changes, American history, and so much more.

It’s 9:30 p.m. and I’m only now getting to write this; it’s been a full, wonderful day. We started it in Hagerstown, waking to the smells of coffee, eggs, fried potatoes, and sausage from Christ’s Reformed Church member Tommy van Metre. After breakfast, we packed up, put our cots away and hit the road. Already … Continue reading Bike Blog 2015.5: team changes, American history, and so much more.

Bike Blog 2015.4: Crossing to MD— and a swim!

Guest blogger: Dorothy Blair (profiles: 2015, 2014) Sunday Morning in Orbisonia: At 6:30AM Karl Raynar roused us out of our sleeping bags with the smell of coffee brewing. Pastor Ed Seeley and his wife Lisa and their cooking crew soon arrived with scrambled eggs and bacon, pancakes, home-made maple syrup, yogurt, coffee cake, fruit and … Continue reading Bike Blog 2015.4: Crossing to MD— and a swim!