Winter Lights Puzzle

A wonderful evening at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo Wild Winter Lights, another puzzle for a bit of winter evening entertainment. Enjoy! 160WildWinterLights 2020 Keep Riding Local, Dreaming Global, helping your neighbors (at a proper distance, of course), and rolling safe- and wear a mask!  Hope to see you on the road on the other side!-mike

Different Kind of Time

I can’t concentrate to write anymore, can barely think straight, and having a tough time keeping even this stream of consciousness coherent. I began typing Gift of Time when the world was still “normal”. The piece was complete, needing only minor proofing before posting. Then my motivation went away with our destinations, my mood soured, […]

Cruise the Zoo 2020!

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world, forcing everyone to adapt to new normals. As we slowly emerge from our “shelter in place” orders, folks are still shying away from public gathering. Places dependent on public support must find new ways to fund their missions. In one example, zoos still need to house, feed, and […]

Coyotes chillin’ in the sun on a perfect spring afternoon in Cleveland! Cleveland Museum of Natural History

View this post on Instagram Coyotes chillin' in the sun on a perfect spring afternoon in #Cleveland! #clevelandmuseumofnaturalhistory #RideLocalDreamGlobal A post shared by Mike Mekinda (@ridelocaldreamglobal) on Apr 6, 2019 at 11:20am PDT

Cleveland’s Amazing Museum of Art

I was certain an experience at the Cleveland Museum of Art was one of the opening pieces for RideLocalDreamGlobal.com, and even remember my closing thoughts. During the recent website revamp and a bit of housecleaning, I realized there was no post for CMA– a glaring omission in need of immediate correction! The Cleveland Museum of […]