December 12, 2012

SNAPSHOT: Cool runnings

By Andy Molloy amolloy@centralmaine.com
Staff Photographer

Olive Taverner laughs Wednesday after dismounting the sidecar of a motorcycle following, a ride in 20 degree F temperatures through Augusta. The 91-year-old said the bike ride, courtesy of the Combat Vets Motorcycle Association, was on the bucket list she composed upon retiring as a teacher in 1986. The resident of Gray Birch Long Term Care in Augusta said the only wish she has to left to complete on the list is a helicopter ride.  The side car journey was, she said, "just wonderful."

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Olive Taverner laughs Wednesday after dismounting the sidecar of a motorcycle following, a ride in 20 degree F temperatures through Augusta. The 91-year-old said the bike ride, courtesy of the Combat Vets Motorcycle Association, was on the bucket list she composed upon retiring as a teacher in 1986. The resident of Gray Birch Long Term Care in Augusta said the only wish she has to left to complete on the list is a helicopter ride. The side car journey was, she said, "just wonderful."

Staff photo by Andy Molloy

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