The book chronicles both the places they visited and the people they met along the way. There are stories of daily adventures, some big and some small: being hugged by a wolf, losing a wallet, sharing the road with a world-class cyclist crossing the same country in 11 days, throwing a baseball with a boy in the desert, finding peace and freedom in hikes among the most stunning landscapes, discovering the heart and soul of small towns, and making connections with people at every turn. It is the importance of those connections, and of living a purposeful life recognizing, nurturing and being available for those connections that is at the heart of The Next Great Thing. “We all touch each other’s lives,” Vrabel says. “We are constantly making memories with each other. When we take the time to care for ourselves physically, mentally, spiritually, and emotionally, we will be available for all the moments and then some.”
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About the Author
Kevin Vrabel is a writer, coach, and owner/director of Snowbird Softball and Snowbird Lacrosse in Myrtle Beach SC. Kevin has been cycling most of his life beginning as an amateur “stunt” rider, crashing his cruiser intentionally in front of the Hayward family’s home in hopes of gaining the attention of their daughter, Teresa. He has also raced as a USCF road racer and led tours in California and the Northeast.