Category Archives: Illinois

TABR16- Day 19

After having eaten a ton and slept for about 12 hours, I woke in my motel room in Murphysboro still unsure of myself. Before I went to bed, I was seriously considering calling it quits. I was exhausted and simply … Continue reading

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TABR16- Day 18

When I woke up at the hostel in Farmington, I felt like I had been beat with a bat. I was not looking forward to getting up and moving, but knew I needed to. I had texts from several people. … Continue reading

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It’s been way too long

Here we are again. It has been 8 months since I last posted and obviously A LOT has happened since. It is funny how life click-clacks along and before you know it, time gets away from you. When I last … Continue reading

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Keep steppin’

If I had to pick a word for the day, I would say it’s adversity. After coming up short yesterday, I had every intention of making up the extra 35 miles today to be back on my schedule. Unfortunately that … Continue reading

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Coming up short

When I went to bed last night, I hoped I would wake up and feel much better. When the alarm went off at 7:00, I did not. So I shut the alarm off and went back to sleep. I woke … Continue reading

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Best day of the trip

Back on the road! After 17 awesome days at home, I hit the road again. It really seemed like longer than that and I don’t mean that in a bad way. Time didn’t drag at all. It just seems like … Continue reading

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