Monthly Archives: April 2012

A Functioning Human Being—The Meaning Of

            End Of My Bicycle Trips—Not The End Of My Blog I enjoy posting on my WordPress blog. This experience, for me, is always worthwhile. However, in addition to deriving emotional benefit from my posts, … Continue reading

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Something To Die For

Because I Know I Am Alive So God Can Be Free—I Cry, Because I Know That The “Spirit Of Freedom” Is More Important Than Life Itself—I Cry, I Cry Because I Can’t Hold It In Any Longer Home Aug. 26, … Continue reading

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Life—A Patient Teacher, Especially For Slow Learners

Drinking Coffee At McDonald’s In Gaylord, Michigan Aug. 22 Biking the Trans Canada, on my way to Sault Ste. Marie, was just what I expected it to be—horrible, but the condition of the highway was good and that surprised me; … Continue reading

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I Wanted To Begin This Journal Entry With Reverence And I Have

Wolverine, Michigan Aug. 20, `82 When the boat docked, the wind didn’t seem quite as bad. At times, while bicycling, it was even at my back. When I arrived in Swift Current, I was definitely ready to camp, though. When … Continue reading

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Creativity Divides The Species

When I Look Up From My Writing Table, I See Only Products Of Creativity—This Boat And All Its Contents Aug., ‘82 The scenery along the Georgian Bay is very beautiful. I almost hate to be writing, but I’m too tired … Continue reading

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When I Left To Go Back To My Tent I Could Run The Drawbridge

The Canadian Side Of Lake Huron Aug. 15, `82 I’m somewhere in the suburbs of Niagara Falls, Canada, sitting in a restaurant, watching the sunset out the window while drinking a Labbats Blue. Last night I camped in a corn … Continue reading

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The Earth Is My Home—It Feels Really, Really, Good

  In My Hand Was A Huge Peach Aug. 14 Coffee at McDonalds is getting to be a habit. It’s free refills, and a good place to write. Yesterday, at McDonalds, I met Tim, who was finishing up a two-week … Continue reading

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Money—It’s All In Good Connections—Or Not

New York State Is Not Only Beautiful It Is Full Of Surprises Aug. 11, `82 Woosh! I’ve been tested, and it’s not fun. In Glenn Falls, New York I finally found a bank that would honor my card, but as … Continue reading

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Bicycling Maine and New Hampshire

In Another Pine Forest Aug. 8, `82 Yesterday was good. Rain slowed me down in the afternoon, but not too much. Maine is a beautiful state; I expected it to be so, but it’s extra nice to actually experience it … Continue reading

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After His Tantrum He Told Me To Pack Up and Get Out

Homeward Bound August 5, `82 As I write, I’m on a ferry heading down to Bar Harbor, Maine. My 415 American dollars, which turned into 539 Canadian dollars, is now down to $12 American. All tolled that gives me $45 … Continue reading

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