David Johnson's Travel Blog
Bicycle Trip 1999
Okefenokee 2002
Anza-Borrego 2003
Texas 2003
Road Trip West 2003
Sequoia National Park 2004
Hiking Florida 2005
Nomadic 2005
Bicycle Trip 2009
02/08  Sumpter National Forest
02/09  Newberry, South Carolina, Sir
02/10  Brute force; then optimize
02/11  Ninety Six
02/12  Aiken, SC
02/13  Through Columbia, South Carolina
02/14  It's not so much the cold but the gosh dern humidity
02/15  Whooeee yaa ha ha ha ha c'mon gul
02/16  Isle of Palms
02/16  Whooeee yaa ha ha ha ha c'mon gul
02/17  Another day at the office
02/17  Isle of Palms
02/18  Another day at the office
02/18  Gear, part 1
02/20  Cold day colder night
02/21  Truly in "The South"
02/22  Rain, wind and hills
02/23  Gear, part 2
02/25  I lost my pants
02/27  Eighty-mile week
02/28  Montezuma
03/01  Snow day
03/02  Calico cats and pumpkins
03/03  Ashburn
03/04  Mosquitoes!
03/05  So what's up with those shoes?
03/06  Would you like rotten bacon with that?
03/07  Claim your lane
03/09  I talk a lot
03/10  Ocala National Forest
03/13  Trespassing Again
03/14  Burned
03/16  urban jungle
03/17  Withdrawal
03/19  Ping, clack, tink be gone
03/20  Everglades National Park
03/21  I walked this?
03/22  "Just like a plane."
03/23  Technical difficulties
03/26  Nothing is simple
03/27  Oranges for miles and miles
03/28  First Century
03/29  Withlacoochee I barely knew you
03/30  Cedar Key
03/31  Feral Cat Capitol
04/04  Cramping my style
04/08  Still in Cedar Key
04/10  Going again
04/11  Stop poking me
04/12  Back roads rule
04/15  What time is it?
04/16  Another day in AlaBAMa
04/17  All you guys look the same to me
04/18  (pictures)
04/19  Feedback
04/22  Wanna see our shrimp?
04/23  What goes down must go up
04/24  One of these customers is not like the others
04/25  Have a safe ride
04/26  Broad shoulders
04/29  Observe that the tower is closed
05/02  Rain rain don't bother going away now
05/03  Water water everywhere and I'm not even thirsty
05/04  Training
05/05  Life aboard the Texas Eagle
05/06  But it's a dry heat
05/14  The end is nigh
05/15  Six mile walk
05/16  Home on the farm
Bicycle Trip 2010
Nomadic 2010
Little Bicycle Trip 2011
Wisconsin Bicycle Trip 2011
Bicycle Trip 2011
Nomadic 2011
Kayak Trip 2012
Nomadic 2012
Liverworks Productions
Nomadic 2013
Liverworks Productions
Texas Pig Hunting
Bicycle Trip 2014
Bicycle Trip 2015
Biking West 2015
Chickens and Pheasants 2016
Biking About 2016
New Zealand 2016
Kayak Trip 2017



In the past on many occasions I have managed to sunburn myself on cloudy days. If a smart person were to take those data points and extrapolate them into the future, they may conclude that one should beware of sunburn even if it's cloudy. I of course decided that this time it would certainly be different. About 2 pm I realized I was wrong. But the sun was past its zenith, so I shouldn't get any redder even if I don't put on sun block. Uh huh.

Once again I spent the day fighting Florida wind. I don't think I've had the wind to my back since I entered this state. Most of my route south on A1A had bike lanes and wide sidewalks covered with skittering lizards.

My front fender has a pair of adjustment rods that are cut very sharply and have scraped at least a dozen gashes in my shins so far. So I finally stopped by a garage and asked for a file in order to do something about it. Instead of a file, I was offered plastic caps. Great success.

I crossed paths with a pair of touring bikes. We were on opposite sides of the road, so I just waved. But I marveled at how much more baggage they were hauling. And I would think that between the two of them they could optimize. If I wasn't carrying my job with me I probably wouldn't even have my front panniers. Perhaps those two are also working from the road--vacuum cleaner salesmen or something.

I decided that camping with the pigs last night wasn't exactly fun, and so I passed my intended stopping point and found a hotel near Fort Pierce. For one of my upcoming visits with a customer I was offered a $600 room at the Four Seasons Palm Beach for $150. I'm still not sure if I will take the offer. I'm currently in a $36 dive where you can play count-the-cigarette-burns and am pretty content.

I am meeting with a different customer on Monday only a few miles from here, so I will likely be lazy tomorrow.

on the islands again

no more bloody shins

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