Road Diary

A Day-By-Day Recap

CEM 2016 Appreciation Day

June 11, 2016

Many of us convened at the Carmike Theater for the RV ride to the Merchants Bank branch office in Apple Valley for our Welcome…

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A Fabulous Finale (or Finally Finished)!

June 10, 2016

Today was one of the two days where we wanted to get an early start and an early finish for our drive home, so…

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Has Anyone Seen a Teal Eyeglass Case?

June 9, 2016

The Grand Rapids area weather continues to be nice to us, something which we are very happy about, especially considering the rainy weather back…

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Life is Good

June 8, 2016

Ok…the update some of you have been waiting for. Johnny brought the cute little pup, the new CEM900 mascot temporarily named “Christie”, back home…

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Johnny Saves a Puppy!

June 7, 2016

Right away this morning Johnny and Tony were commenting that the diary seems to omit stories about Dennis’ mistakes, such as misleading them on…

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We Must be Geniuses!

June 6, 2016

Rarely have I seen a more unmotivated group on the CEM! A cold front moved through overnight, and it was cloudy, cold and very…

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Ouch, Road Rash or “It’s Just a Flesh Wound”

June 5, 2016

After an overnight of heavy rain, we intentionally woke early with a goal of hitting the trail by 8:30, so we could finish our…

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A Little More Work

June 3, 2016

Another bright, sunshiny morning greeted us, and before long Matt and Justin had breakfast going. On the menu for us today: pancakes, French toast,…

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Near Perfection

June 2, 2016

We love sunny 75 degree days, and today looked to be one of those great days to start riding. Matt got the breakfast sausage…

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On the Brink

June 1, 2016

Yesterday we received a send-off luncheon at the Elder-Jones office courtesy of Merchants Bank and the Kids  n Kinship staff. Most of our…

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