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A big "Thank You" to everyone who met with us tonight to discuss The Dallas To Dallas Ride For Wet Noses coming up in April - less than 3 months away!
It was very exciting to discuss D2D with our Meltid, representing Paulding Humane Society and Animal Shelter, Leah Robinson of Critter magazine, who has been very instrumental in covering the Ride and its details, Mark and Martin of Paulding Networking, who will be responsible for the "D2D Presence" on the internet and the GPS tracking of your
It can now be told!
For the past several months, Bill has been planning a new "publicity stunt" to call attention to the Ride for Wet Noses next April, and on Tuesday November the 20th, we pulled it off successfully: A climb up the Paulding Humane Society Billboard and pictures made up there with Bill and His Trek 1000 bike!
The perpetrators of the "crime"
Bill Craig: avid cyclist, animal welfare advocate and local nutcase
Michelle McKee: Photographer and Bill's web-designer
D2D FAST FACTS
D2D - What is it? : An 800 mile solo bicycle ride from Dallas TX to Dallas GA: The Dallas to Dallas Ride For Wet Noses (D2D for short)
Who's Doing it? : Bill Craig, Dallas Georgia resident and cyclist
When?: April of 2008
Why? : To bring attention to shelter overcrowding, raise funds and promote "Spay Neuter and Adopt"
Who Benefits?: Our local shelter and Paulding
Our ride to benefit PHS and shelters in a 5 state area between here and Dallas, TX is finally "officially" out in the open, news releases have been sent to county websites and print media and the website is getting steadily "hit" with inquiries. I am continuing my training for next April when I hope to get in at least 100 miles a day on my bicycle heading back this way from Texas for the animals and for "Spay Neuter and Adopt".
For John Wayne fans, this may be interesting: While filming The Green Berets, Duke was given a special "Montagnard" (pronounced 'Mountain-yard') bracelet by the "A-Team" which served as advisors for the film. He told their captain that from that day forward he would never take it off, and you can see that bracelet worn on his wrist in every film since "Berets". The story of that bracelet and another is here: http://www.jwplace.com/bracelet.html
I own and wear one of those bracelets, and it
Thinking, always thinking. Even though I don't post that often here anymore, this will be a place to find stuff that occurs to me whenever I am thinking about something. Which is damn near all the time.
My latest thoughts are about Maricopa County Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio, and how I wish John Wayne were still alive so that he could portray him in a movie.