Monthly Archives: August 2012

the front range

We are standing at the feet of giants. This landscape is truly surreal and hard to process. As we walked into Boulder, the long line of the range slowly morphed and shifted, as different peaks and slopes and features grew … Continue reading

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Ghosts on the Horizon

For weeks, we have been searching. Every step, every mile, our eyes have been glued to the flat rim of the earth, watching for our first glimpse of the true dividing line between East and West. To be honest, Kait … Continue reading

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the Midwest Test.

“You walked from Delaware to Colorado. That’s sort of a big deal.” -Nate Damm, via text message. As May began, we crossed through western Ohio and entered Indiana. This marked the start of our straight shot across the vast farmland … Continue reading

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Welcome to Colorado

After 357 miles of Nebraska, we finally made it to the Colorado border today. We’re very tired and totally stoked to be alive.

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We just travelled one hour back in time.

I’d say that counts as a milestone.

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Nebraska: The Hump State.

What a day. What a life. What a state to be in. McCook, NE was much too good to us. Yesterday morning, we left our comfy digs at Willow Ridge and rode down the street to Community Hospital, where the … Continue reading

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We’re gonna sing into a can!

McCook, McCook, you are too kind. We walked a short morning to get here, and went straight to Fuller’s Family Restaurant for lunch. Kait’s aunt Barb and uncle Jim met us on their way back from visiting family and friends … Continue reading

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Lightning and cartoons in Kearney

The day we arrived in Minden, we found ourselves camping at the Pioneer Village campground. Lightning rolled through the sky from the northwest as we set up our tents, shell-shocked and half-baked from the heat of the day. With the … Continue reading

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You’ve got a friend in Friend.

Good times in Nebrasky. As we passed through Crete, Kait got in touch with Gale Lothrop, one of the founders of Healing Heart Dogs. Gale and her husband, John, came out to meet us on our lunch break in Dorchester’s … Continue reading

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1600 and counting

Today was a tough one. Between the heat, the blisters, and the chafing, we still managed to make it 22 miles to Minden, NE. We have finally crossed the 1600-mile mark, and are taking tomorrow off for some much-needed recuperation. … Continue reading

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