Monthly Archives: August 2014

Day 17: Richmond, IN / Bright Lights Big City

Miles: 54 Seriously, I’ve built up like a hierarchy of civilization in my head for the towns I pass through. Level 1: Gas station.  Preferably of a recognizable brand, but as long as it’s clean(ish) and brightly lit, stocked with … Continue reading

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Day 16: Greenfield, IN / In Triplicate

Miles: 25 OK.  Christ.  Today was just a rollercoaster all over the place. I couldn’t find my glasses when I woke up this morning.  Objectively, of course, I knew full well that they were there somewhere, but any of you … Continue reading

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Day 16: Greenfield, IN / Redux

My friend Jeff is an actual wizard and I have my laptop charger clutched in my hot little hands.  Or I did, briefly.  Now it’s plugged into my hot little laptop. And now I shall begin to articulate all the … Continue reading

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Day 16: Greenfield, IN

Fuck me. I left my laptop charger 25 miles back in Indianapolis. Despite constant exhortations to myself to not do exactly that. And no buses in this town, so no way to get it without biking 50 miles back there … Continue reading

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Day 15: Indianapolis / An Object At Rest…

It’s weirdly difficult to stay inert here, for a day.  I keep looking idly online at places in East Indy, just off the edge of town, and thinking that I could just go 20 miles or so farther today instead … Continue reading

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Day 14: Indianapolis / I am not overly concerned with the status of my emotions

Here’s the thing about what I’m doing, though. There’s a lot of emphasis on how depression is a constant, everyday struggle, and there’s of course a lot of truth to that.  But what’s always eaten away at me is how … Continue reading

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Day 14: Indianapolis at Last

miles: 25 HEY HEY GUYS I DID NOT SEE A SINGLE GODDAMN EAR OF CORN TODAY! It was a nice little ride.  It’s funny how quickly perspective changes: 25 miles is now a nothing day, despite however much I ache … Continue reading

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