Category Archives: Friends

Friends Two

It wasn’t supposed to be this way. We were supposed to meet Carl and Jean, our daughter-in-law Anna’s parents in Columbia, Pa on the second day of our stay there. It would have been a quick exit on Rt 30 … Continue reading

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What?  No Starbucks?

We had to get to Westminster, Md. The night before Shelagh and I had a very fun dinner at a N. Bethesda restaurant called El Patio, an Argentinian restaurant with music playing, people singing, and amazing food. But there was … Continue reading

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A Few Favorite Funny Moments

From the Actual Trip: 1. When we ate out in Florida with Jerry’s relatives and his cousin Richard asked what we wear when we’re not on the bikes, and we looked down and back up and said … “This!” 2. … Continue reading

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Corporate EQ

When we leave Charleston, we’re faced with a very long ride through a national forest, which means a lot of beauty and low-traffic roads, but probably not a lot of services (aka food). And so, when gently prodded, Elden comes … Continue reading

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Friends, Friends

We rent a car, with Elden’s help (a ride to the agency), and strike out for Rock Hill, SC, to visit the Viapianos. Jim and Mary, like Elden, have known Jerry longer than I have. They’re the kind of friends … Continue reading

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Friends

As with any large undertaking, the successes of this trip are incremental in nature, and sometimes they surprise us. Getting over that first long bridge (the seven-mile bridge) felt like a success. Getting out of the Keys, another. Out of … Continue reading

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