We woke to a cool, breezy day in Penfield and were treated to a different kind of ride: in a buggy behind Hauk, a Norwegian Fjord pony. Jessica is a great driver!
A few days into our trip, I asked Chris, when I get homesick out here on the road, where am I homesick for? Somerville, Bozeman, Ithaca? My mom made a good point one time that it’s not where, but who. It’s the family and the friends that we miss so much.
Today, we got to not only rest our weary bodies, but also to get some awesome time with my extended family.
After a family sendoff party last night and this morning, we biked to Winslow Park for our departure.
Aunt Bonnie and Uncle Ken were also in Freeport and came by to bid us farewell and good luck.
The mustache had to go so that Chris could be more aerodynamic.
Notice Maddie’s #winner shirt (in case you didn’t know, Smiths are winners):
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Not every mother will bring home IV parts from work to put her needle-fearing daughter through exposure therapy!
(and not every boyfriend will whip out a camera to document it)
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Union College won the Frozen Four, and Chris, my dad, Sam, Uncle Norm, cousin Erik, and I were all there to witness it!
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