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Biking 211 miles – Cleveland to Niagara Falls and Back

Katie rowed from Africa to South America – no problema – Go Katie go!

Amplify’d from rowforwater.com

Biking to the Border and Beyond

As you might already know, last week I was donated an amazing new bike. And this weekend I just had to test it out on a long ride. 211-mile long ride, to be exact.

It was a great ride passing through vineyard after vineyard in sleepy towns of Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New York.
About to cycle over the Peace Bridge to Canada
Katie runs through the Mojave desert

Each town I rode through seem confused by my lyrcaed-suited presence. I met many new people along the way interested to know my mission.

Conversations went a little like this:

Curious person: “Where are you from?”

Me: “Cleveland area”

Curious person: “Where are you going?”

Me: “Niagara Falls”

Curious person: “How many days will that take?”

Me: Uh, one.

Read more at rowforwater.com

 

Out of 9/11 Loss and Ashes: Love and Hope Between Widows

Wisdom, hope, and vision connects.

Amplify’d from www.beyondthe11th.org
Beyond borders, beyond religion and politics, beyond hatred and ignorance — lies hope, and a common bond Beyond borders, beyond religion and politics, beyond hatred and ignorance — lies hope, and a common bondBeyond borders, beyond religion and politics, beyond hatred and ignorance — lies hope, and a common bond

Beyond the 11th is a non-profit organization that provides support to widows in Afghanistan who have been afflicted by war, terrorism, and oppression.

Founded by two American women whose husbands were killed on September 11th, our mission is to reach beyond differences of culture and geography to embrace the most essential of connections: humanity.

Read more at www.beyondthe11th.org