Thanks James, it was great hanging out for the evening, and thanks for dinner! Wait, what now? Zebras? She made several such comments... Your guess is as good as mine. I don't know what hand pie is, but I'd try it! Looks excellent. That's been my view as well. If it's just folks making small talk, I tell them that I rode from Colorado. If it's someone who is clearly more interested, a fellow rider, for example, I'll go into more detail. https://advrider.com/f/threads/walkabout-the-jamie-z-way.1056323/page-10#post-27167183 Ron had a great story. He had experience long-distance cycling and hiking, and he seemed to get it when we pulled up and asked about splitting his site. Very cool guy.