I took the stroller out today for some pictures. Runnng with one is an art form. Ask anyone that has done much of it. Anyway, here are a few pictures.
This is a BOB Revolution SE Jogging Stroller. I am mighty proud of it. It is affectionately named Lieutenant Dan. I use it to carry gear. It’s getting ready to roll about 2,700 miles.
The stroller came into being in 2012. I had been trying to figure out how I would carry the gear I would need across America in 2013.
I searched the internet and found the name Paul Staso. He had used a Bob stroller for long distance running.
To make a long story short, I purchased one from REI in Kennesaw, Georgia. It is a BOB Revolution SE Jogging Stroller.
My son named it Wilson.
Bob Revolution SE Jogging Stroller
It is harder physically to walk, jog and run with Wilson, but it ends up being more rewarding. It’s more rewarding because when I push it, more people talk with me and I share the information that may help them, concerning alzheimers disease.
We went almost 2,600 miles as a team in 2013.
Here is an interesting picture.
I think this was in New Mexico
The stroller has always been very popular. The name Wilson came from the movie Castaway, starring Tom Hanks.
Wilson in Monument Valley, UT
You’ve seen me through almost 3 years. You were with me in extreme heat, electrical storms, hail, bone chilling cold, sleet, snow, high winds and rain.
Your load has been to heavy many times.
I know it has not been smooth sailing Wilson.
You have been packed away for long periods of time but when I pull on that handle you spring into action and you’re ready to go again.
Well, now I am asking you to help me again Wilson. It is a Noble cause indeed.
We gotta tell caregivers that a lot of people care, that they are not alone and that real, tangible help is available from the Alzheimer’s Association.
This picture was taken somewhere out west. I do remember this day very well.
In the picture above the whole area was flooded over the banks of this creek. I enjoy the memories this picture brings back every time I look at it.
I will start loading Wilson and taking him up and down the paved road at Amicalola Falls State Park. I still have a few months, but I feel like it is time.
I feel so good every time I get Wilson out of the trunk of the car. This stroller has done its job well.
The picture above was taken by Dr. Steve Barger in Little Rock, Arkansas on the 2013 trip across America.