So, what else is there to say about having been at this for a month. It's still hard, but we think we're getting better at it. "We'd never have been able to handle this a month ago," Aaron said about today. Y'all know I can't be so self-affirming, but I do think we've gotten a better handle on things. For me, this has meant keeping my cool mentally and getting physically more comfortable with my bike. I think Aaron is learning to pace himself better, mainly out of necessity. It's worth saying too that team morale as a whole has been better in the last week or so.
Gail, my neighbor from the ol' days in Epping, asked earlier if we're running ahead of schedule, being in Wyoming by now. Not quite, as we'd love to have a few days in San Francisco at the end of all this and we know we might be pretty slow heading through the Rockies. But a week or so ago, during one of his fuzzy math mapping sessions, Aaron said it'd be awesome if we could make it to Wyoming by the beginning of August. It'll still be awhile til an ending seems truly possible. Maybe that's not such a bad thing.
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