20-JUN-2015 Anchorage, Alaska, USA Alaska, the last frontier, state 39. Done. Fun fact: In 1867 Sec. Of State William Seward–who was also nearly killed the same April 14, 1865 night as Lincoln in a Confederate terrorist plot–purchased Alaska, which is almost 3 times larger than Texas, for 2 cents per acre.
Month: June 2015
Swan Lake Marathon 2015
14-JUN-2019 Viborg, South Dakota, USA State 38. Hot, humid day. Did a lot of talking and walking on what is a boring course at a Christian Camp. Fun fact: South Dakota is the home of the Dakota, Lakota and Nakota tribes, which make up the Sioux Nation.
Marathon to Marathon 2015
13-JUN-2015 Marathon, Iowa, USA State 37. Moderate temp, very humid. Fun fact: Quaker, in Cedar Rapids, is the world’s largest cereal company. Not so fun fact: Today is the day 6 years ago when my dad died. I very much miss him, but it made me very clear-eyed about the people, things, and activities that…