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The Carlson roots tour has begun. Despite an early morning wake up of 3 am, we were able to make it to the airport and get checked in with no problems. I'm not sure we are all really awake yet but Mia is anxiously awaiting for the restaurants to open. ...
... in town for a tournament and needless to say was very excited about what I was doing for my trip. The Detroit game was on ESPN and therefore had a later start time so I actually had time to sit down in a restaurant to eat a meal. The "guest experience captain" stopped by my table and asked how I was and why I had chose to stop there. As I told her about my trip she, as a softball player and huge Reds fan, was jealous of my trip as well. It has been amazing to see ...
I had a partner for my run this morning! Uncle Art and I took a 6 mile loop around Clawson (he biked, I ran). He showed me the old Kelley-boy household (4 brothers) and their old high school. We even went by “8-mile” road, as in Eminem’s 8-mile. Sweet. It was the first decent, long-ish run I'd had in awhile. I even have some new kicks. This was the perfect way to begin our trip! Uncle Art and Aunt Paula’s hospitality was outstanding. Thank you guys so ...
... and then back to Detroit Monday afternoon. Total distance approx, 1700 miles.
I left my home near Detroit just before 3 PM to meet my riding buddy Peter in Howell, MI at the intersection of US-23 and M-59, a distance of about 40 miles. From there we would ride together to Sault Saint Marie, hopefully beating most of the holiday traffic heading up north.
Most of today wasn't that eventful, but it was too damn hot to do anything. The temperature reached 99 degrees here in Detroit, with it feeling like well over 100. Thankfully, my aunt and uncle have air conditioning. I spent most of the day enjoying that. I did go on a short trip with my uncle in the afternoon to the shop that's fixing his Harley to check up on it. Besides ...
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