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would go into each new day on the road. He spoke with reverence for the traveling bless- ings offered by his wife, whom he said, "gets it" even though she would still worry a bit about him while awaiting his safe return. Like son/like father, Earl too focused on "living in the moment" or what he called "every day moments of the journey." Perhaps because of his age, Earl was resolute in his desire to resist the inner demon of giving up too easily. He quoted Vince Lombardi: "Fatigue makes cowards of us all." He also crafted his own aphorisms: "Every brief moment of discour- agement was easily eclipsed by an abundance of encouragement at the close of each day." "Not why am I doing this again … but why NOT do it again?" "There's joy and freedom on the open road." "And four wheels move the body, two wheels move the soul." Though Earl relied on the reinforcement of traveling as a team, he also knew that this was going to be both a distinct mental and physical challenge for even the most carefully G: Diane McNamara and Tucker Swan in Winslow, AZ G 121 W e l l e s l e y W e s t o n M a g a z i n e | s p r i n g 2 0 1 8

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