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Round 3 Final Numbers and Video

Accomplishment Narrative: For 13-weeks Sun 2 served in the Wichita, Kansas area with non-profits Prairie Travelers and co-sponsor Andover Augusta Rail Trail Initiative (AARTI). The team worked to expand two rail trails during their final project round with AmeriCorps NCCC. 362 more words

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The run that brought it all together. Week 13.

The Run. Saturday night I told myself that if I were to wake up early I’d go run our trail in the morning. Sunday I woke up at 6am and quickly threw on my shoes and running clothes before I lost motivation. 1,256 more words


Elkhart, Indiana - Amish Country

To be completely honest going to Elkhart Indiana was just an excuse to get across the border so we could claim a new state. Elkhart is only about 5 miles across the Indiana – Michigan border and it is a pretty quiet part of Indiana. 130 more words


Work Day - July 18th!

What we’ll be doing

Just like we’ve done over the last couple of work days, this month we’re enjoying Cloudcroft again to work around the historical trestle on the Brooks property. 283 more words

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I'm tired. Week 11.

I’m tired. On the spectrum of tiredness, I’m basically on theĀ ‘I’m really fucking tired’ end. Around week 7 of this 13-week round I was also feeling some degree of ‘burnt out.’ It would’ve been a great time to switch projects and have a fresh start again somewhere new. 1,237 more words


Three days, four states, 300 miles, 95 degrees

While hard-core husband rode 300 miles on the Great Allegheny Passage, Western Maryland Rail Trail, and C&O Canal….I piloted the sag wagon. He raised scholarship funds for his alma mater from friends, family, and fans of the Fighting Irish; I talked to folks who live off the farm highways beyond the interstates. 1,038 more words


Round 3 Life

Nuestra Casa. For the first time in our term of service Sun 2 is staying in an actual house, and it is fantastic. The house belongs to the church next door and shares a large backyard with the church’s pastor’s family. 1,361 more words