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Arkansas High Country, day 5

Wednesday, June 12
Waveland to Russellville

Morning Facebook post: "If you’re going to have a complete emotional breakdown, apparently Facebook and Waveland, AR, are the place to do it. Thank you SO MUCH for all the support and love. I can’t even tell you what it meant to me last night and this morning with all the understanding, encouraging, and uplifting comments constantly rolling in...

Today is a new day with services every 20 miles or so. I’m aiming for Dardanelle or Russellville, and then I’ll see how I feel at the end of the day. Thanks again for all the love."
From the campground I once again rode back towards the Waveland convenience store where I'd had my little breakdown the day before. I didn't need anything since the campground hosts had fed me breakfast, but I made a quick stop to tell Chris I was continuing on. 

After not quite 9 miles of cool, shady, flatness, I started climbing the paved road to Mt. Magazine, the highest point in Arkansas. And it was O…

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