Motorbikes & Local Destinations – Dreaming of Epic Journeys, Groovin’ on Simple Treks! Plenty of stories and photos from short trips, local color, interesting eateries, riding stories and reviews. Take some time, wander around, see what’s new. When you’ve seen enough of our explorations, tell us about yours. Leave a note, a recommendation, or take […]
As winter recedes and the weather improves, I thought I was done with puzzles until cold and snowy comes again. Then one of my regular readers broke a leg, is immobilized for a few weeks, and in need of entertainment. So here’s another jigsaw (complete with people she knows well!) for her entertainment and yours, […]
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, […]
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 […]
Over 200 pictures for an hour on the trail? Good grief! An hour spent culling out the good photos, ultimately winnowing them down to about pictures worth keeping? Becoming a lazy and inefficient photographer again, and something needs to change. A great advantage of digital photography is the virtually unlimited number of pictures one can […]
Vintage motorcycles, airplanes, and automobiles, my idea of a perfect destination! Finding ourselves with a few days to travel, we aimed toward the Catskills in New York. Remembering I’d wanted to visit the Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome years ago, PrettyWife the Navigator planned our ride to get us there for a show- and what a show […]
WWII was, arguably, the last war with a distinct enemy and humanity at stake. A generation of young enlisted men rose to save the world, and far too many paid with their lives. Personally, one grandfather came home to share Navy stories, while Army stories from the other lay silent beneath a simple white cross […]
…the XR1200 is arguably the best sporty Sportster ever offered and should have been a massive sales hit.