Kurlee Kone will always have a place in my memories, memories of Grandparents and love. Much of my childhood was spent sailing with my Grandpa out of the Douglass & McLeod docks, long days spent on a DM22 on the Great Lake Erie. After sailing, Grandma and Grandpa always took us for ice cream before dropping us home. Anything we wanted, overfilling bellies far too close to mom’s dinners! Kurlee Kone is still there nearly 50 years later, still making family memories!

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 […]

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 […]

Nothing brings smiles like spending a few hours on a cold February morning in the warmth of the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo Rainforest!

View this post on Instagram Nothing brings smiles like spending a few hours on a cold February morning in the warmth of the #ClevelandMetroparksZoo #Rainforest! #RideLocalDreamGlobal A post shared by Ride Local Dream Global (@ridelocaldreamglobal) on Feb 9, 2019 at 10:29am PST

Still a bit dreary, but 66 degrees! Nothing does a proper mid-winter mental flossing like time on two wheels.

View this post on Instagram Still a bit dreary, but 66 degrees! Nothing does a proper mid-winter mental flossing like time on two wheels. #NEOhio #Winter #lakecountyohio #MentorOhio #RideLocalDreamGlobal A post shared by Mike Mekinda (@ridelocaldreamglobal) on Feb 4, 2019 at 10:53am PST