Had a little fun with divestment today, and hopefully made a little bit of a difference in the world. Turns out, TD Bank (and a few other Canadian banks) have been helping to fund the Dakota Access Pipeline. You’ve probably heard about it recently in the news, because it’s being constructed directly through the Standing…
The luckiest day of the trip began gray, became drizzly, and soon resolved itself into a rainy grind towards some nebulous “next stop,” which turned out to be Charlottesville.
Philadelphia/Halloween was a nice chance to catch up with friends, do some recovering, and of course see what’s up on the Schuylkill.
New Jersey is actually a great place. For bike riding, anyways
Following a so-far wise decision to check out alternative routes that don’t require biking up every hill between me and my destination, I left Millerton, NY on the Harlem Valley Rail Trail. It’s smooth, flat, and straight.
Another beautiful day, although I’ve heard threats of rain tomorrow. Took a turn away from the planned route after Windsor Locks (check out that Connecticut River, by the way- I’d row all over that) because there were too freaking many hills- not just inconvenient, but seriously slow.