Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Day 14 – Wednesday, May 22, 2013
The day started out just like most other days. We had a
quick, helpful breakfast thanks to Mike Hill. Bagels and fruit was just what
the team needed to get our ride going. As we started our ride out we faced a
few tough lengthy hills, but the cyclists muscled through them. As we were
finishing up our ride we reached a parking lot that we pulled into so that we
could meet up with the Gainesville Police, who gave us a 6 mile escort to the
This arrival is probably in my top three. I have never felt
like such a rock-star, signing autographs, shaking hands, and taking pictures.
We have several camera crews for local news stations and many different via
ways for media whether it’s magazines or newspapers. After the extreme hype of
the arrival we had lunch provided by Sheila Spence which proceeded into a
friendship visit where we danced and sang the oldies including the cupid
shuffle and electric slide.
After leaving the friendship visit we headed to lodging,
Trinity United Methodist Church. We got ourselves cleaned up the headed on out
to Sheila Spence’s gorgeous home where we had one of my favorite dinners as of
yet. Her husband put together a slide show with the pictures he took of us at
our arrival today which was outstanding. For everything Mrs. Sheila and all of
our sponsors today we give you a great big thank you!
Beta Omicron Chapter