-Woke up it was snowing.
-Lost shades in snow, will replace soon
-Met some great people at the Stop n Go gas station, one of the guys told me I inspired him (which I very hear often).
-Got a handful of car horns for encouragement which keeps me motivated.
-Walked through so much snow today.
-Encountered a lot of snow plows.
-Endurance was good today, no pain.
-Wrapped feet in shopping bags (over socks) to prevent walking half the day with wet feet again.
-Distance today was about 10 miles I believe, so I took it easy.
-Once I reached the Lodi Hotel they had no vacancies unfortunately.
-Visited the local Subway restaurant and had a great sandwich made by Malissa who's a college student studying accounting.
-Then proceeded to walk 3 miles to the closet hotel, The Plaza Motel (shown in the photo).
-In bed now listening to some Fela inspired music on Pandora.
Mt. Vernon, NY.
This is the food supply I started off with. It was way too much food to carry when there are stores everywhere.
Anne is the ultimate host that exceeds expectations. I was expecting to stay two humble nights and relax my body, because I am walking the country, no... didn't happen. Those two nights turned into a full week after she totally exposed me to all the city of Cleveland had to offer and more!
Art galleries, museums, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, music events, photoshoots, restaurants, shopping, and more. She is a very loving, caring, passionate person, and the reason I will return to Cleveland!
Anne gets two BIG thumbs up!!!
12/20/12 thru 12/26/12
A white lady saw me walking w/ all my gear walking through the snow said "Aww hell no!" I explained my journey, she then said "God bless!"
Currently re-experiencing walking through the snow again. I sat here for a while and just watched the river after my first snow encounter.
This my good friend Brother John, who's also on the level. I met John in a outdoor store and was in dire need to replace some heavy gear that was killing me weight-wise.
He put aside what he was doing and assisted me until I picked out all the gear I needed and answered all my questions. I truly appreciated his level of customer service!
Even though it is now Day 36 and I'm two states away we're still in contact with one another, John is truly a great person to know!
I love oatmeal and that exactly what Chelsea's mother served me the next morning, Gangnam-style!
Friday, November 28, 2012
Runner, Writer, Thinker, & Positive Energy.