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Bicycle Travel with Tom and Scrubs

Tom Skinner and his PTSD Service dog Scrubs are at it again. Starting in November 2013 we will set out on our bicycle from California heading to Texas and then we will travel all the way up to Alaska. Tom … Continue reading

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No Finish Line For Winners

Have you ever had someone in your life who disappointed you? Have you ever had someone in your life that you could count on disappointing you? I am guessing your answer is yes. That person is probably not in your … Continue reading

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Support from my Church UCC

UCC part of veteran’s mission, and journey on faith, to make life better for others Written by Jeff Woodard June 19, 2012  Support of my Church, UCC Click on above link to read full article

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Understanding PTSD Memorial Day Bartlett, IL

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Memorial day 2012

This is the article that was in the Daily Harold in Chicago, IL. I feel so honored to be included in this national Holiday and to get such recognation about our mission Understanding PTSD Click this link to read the … Continue reading

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Army Veteran Thomas Skinner Missouri Route 66

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PTSD Awareness Adventure 2012 Stillwater OK

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Send Off Celebration PTSD Awareness Adventure 2012

Send Off Celebration PTSD Awareness Adventure 2012 – Across The US By Bike Written by KPBS.org When - Saturday, March 10, 2012, 9 a.m. Where - United Church of Christ of La Mesa, 5940 Kelton Avenue, La Mesa, CA, Age limit - All … Continue reading

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Six Days and Counting

As the days draw closer to our start date my son Parry has joined me in San diego. I think what he will get from this trip he will tell his grand children about. To ride a bicycle across the … Continue reading

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(Video) Down Hill Fun by Parry Skinner.

I had a fun day of riding down hill before I have to pull a trailer across America. It’s kind of fun being able to ride around these corners faster than some of the cars can! I also learned a … Continue reading

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(Video) Waiting for our bikes from Surly

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You can run but you can’t hide

In my last blog, “Recovery ‘Aha!’ Moment,” I talk about the healing I am experiencing and the progress I am making with PTSD.  I read it again and I can remember the hope and the sense of accomplishment in how … Continue reading

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Who has a bad Friday?

I love Fridays. Just the word makes me happy. Mondays?  Not usually my favorite day. Last week kind of turned that around.  Monday was great and Friday was absolutely horrible. In my last blog post, I wrote that I was … Continue reading

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Thanks, Lord, I needed that

Monday October 10th “Thank you, Lord. I needed that” Giving my presentation, “What Comes After Welcome Home,” last Saturday night at church stirred up many different emotions that I had put on the back burner and stuffed away and was … Continue reading

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A Roadside Meltdown

Sunday October 9th Today all my emotions came crashing down around me. Church was overwhelming, but I had a couple of great conversations while I was there. I had to leave early. Then I went for a ride on the … Continue reading

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