Author Archives: melewatson

Postscript

What do you miss most from our bike tour? Old Man: I miss the rhythm of the bike tour. Me: Meeting new people Sissy:  Meeting new people Otter:  Seeing all of the wildlife, going to beaches, meeting new people. Tango: … Continue reading

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Stranger Things

Old Man and I were both rather disillusioned with the state of affairs in our country and our fellow man when we departed on our bike tour last March.  As I am sure everyone vividly remembers, the 2016 presidential election … Continue reading

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Favorite State

Big Mo, age 5 “I do not have a favorite state.  My favorite things from the bike tour are: the forests with butterflies (in Montana); the pretty water colors in Lake Michigan and the Gulf of Mexico; white sandy beaches … Continue reading

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We Made It!

We made it to Houston today.  The idea that the bike tour is over is a bit surreal to all of us, but we have the comfort of knowing we ended on a high note.  Not only did the originally … Continue reading

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Feed Your Soul

In the end, the leprechauns had the last laugh.  We did not have any more encounters with them until the morning of St. Patrick’s Day, when we all awoke to find gold glitter on us (to include in Old Man’s … Continue reading

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Away with the Fairies

Perhaps I was wrong to state in a previous post that there is no such thing as normal weather, because it seems that right now we are actually experiencing normal weather.  It is cool enough at night to sleep comfortably … Continue reading

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Hospitality

by Tango, age 7 (posted here per his request) I have received hospitality on my bike tour from friends, family, and strangers.  They gave me a place to stay, food, showed us around, and chatted with us.  When my bike … Continue reading

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