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Sam's summer tour, day 10: Ludington to Pipe (bonus S.S. Badger Ferry edition)

It was the longest day; it was the shortest day.

Although today’s travels took me the most distance in one day thus far on my trip, 60 of those miles were spent sailing the high lakes aboard America’s largest coal-fired steam ship: the S.S. 447 more words

Bike Touring

Good day start

Nothing beats having a good start of the day, followed by a light and joyful feeling throughout the day. This small (and probably negligible) powerful happiness may differ for different individuals. 111 more words



Today, I am grateful to do what I love to do and am actually really good at it. I always say I love leading others but I hate managing others. 113 more words


Generational Changes

My Grandpa Pud was born in 1900 and my Dad was born in 1926 while I was born in 1955.  The changes within this world and the way we view life is so different in my generation than in my Dad’s or Grandad’s generations.   1,418 more words

Being vitally connected to all that exists.” .

“The habit of ignoring our present moments in favor of others yet to come leads directly to a pervasive lack of awareness of the web of life in which we are embedded. 101 more words


Utterly Inappropriate

Taking a class on Christian Thought in two weeks’ time, as Malena says (I call her Millie), is “utterly inappropriate.” I feel a bit as if I’ve been put in a blender with a bunch of theological concepts and someone’s holding down the purée button. 832 more words