Greenwood, IN (plus beard update)


Writing from the lovely family room of the Bartholomews while watching the Blackhawks, we reminisce:

The day started with a 5:45 wake-up in the Central United Methodist Church’s carpeted gym in Richmond, IN. Quick breakfast of bagels and random leftovers. Foreboding weather! It was gray outside and raining! Mary made us dance a circular pony dance and we all enjoyed it. Our 83-mile ride was filled with shenanigans, but we all made it out somewhat OK. Wind out of the northwest made the ride difficult at times, but we were greeted at the end of the day by alumni rider Dan Bartholomew who rode along for a bit. Delicious food awaited us upon arrival–both from the Bartholomews and from the Alumni Association. Free ice cream! And laundry and showers! We are all very happy right now. And Chicago is up 4-2!

PS: Steve’s beard is officially visible from about 20 ft away.  We’re all quite proud and impressed.  Way to go, Steve!

Comments (2)
  • Nancy Odon (Steve's Ma) says:

    Does Steve look like Forest Gump yet? I haven’t seen a picture of this infamous beard yet. Will I recognize my son at Millennium Park?!!

  • Dan Jensen says:

    It was great meeting all of you last evening. You are an impressive group! I’m glad the Indy Illini Club could help welcome you to town. Hope to see you on campus in fall. Best of luck on the rest of your ride!

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