08/12/2004

Day 74 - 8/12
Phillips Lake, OR to Dayville, OR
96 (4444)

Hot as hell today. Record highs for Eastern Oregon were reported. When I stopped for lunch at John Day, the bank thermometer was at 104. The wind that was blowing in my face all day was hot and my water was hotter than coffee-my coffee at least. It was just a long hot day.

Tonight I'm very lucky to be staying indoors at the Dayville Presbyterian Church. They've been open to cyclists since 1976 letting us use their showers and kitchen. Bless them.