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Aug 9, 2018 - Making good progress

I said II would only ride on the busy highway 43 for one day and then try and go back to our route. But we sort of got ourselves into a position where it just didn't make good sense to switch back. We are committed now to staying on 43. The traffic increased, but still cars and logging trucks were very good to us! The highway turned into a 4 lane divided highway and we were sure there would be a shoulder, but again there wasn't really a good one! The rumble strip took up most of the shoulder again, but we struggled along. There were 2 lanes...

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Sep 3, 2006 - #9 - Labor Day Bike Ride

In Jackson, Alabama, we stopped at a market for a butt-break, when before my eyes, a 1/4 mile up the road, I spy the colors of Best Western, home-to-be for this night. Another local restaurant, with no particular story except a waitress who seemed very sweet & hard-working at two jobs. I always express my appreciation for meal service, but there are a few things that will tug at my heartstrings for an additional appreciation. Amongst those, great service, engaging personality, & a sense that the person might be trying hard to make ends...

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