Life's Soundtrack

January 04, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
[I originally wrote much of this as a comment to a YouTube video put out by BigBadWolfMoto. His link is below. Go check him out and give him some love. After reading my own response, I thought, "I should put that on the blog". so...] When the subject of listening to music on the bike came up, a buddy of mine scoffed, "Life doesn't have a soundtrac...
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A Great Year!

December 28, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
As seems to happen every year, Christmas is behind us. Years ago, I started to really feel that giving is really more joyful than getting. Christmas hasn’t been about what presents I get for some time. I would actually be fine without getting anything butt people who get me presents get frustrated when I shrug to their question of, “What do you wan...
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The World Changes

December 22, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
On a Tuesday, I had my last wisdom tooth pulled. It was the valiant guardian of the back of my mouth for as long as I can remember. US Army dentists, at least the ones in 1982, pulled wisdom teeth as though they were getting paid by the pound. Even though it was a free service they provided, I was never one to volunteer for unnecessary pain and dec...
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Hangin' With Mr. Cooper

November 26, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
As I read a Facebook post this morning where someone quoted something brilliant that someone famous said, I considered posting this on my own page... "I'm just going down to the corner for cigarettes and milk. Be right back." - D.B. Cooper Admittedly, I'm pretty sure he never said anything about cigarettes and milk. I had the general idea about t...
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Key West.. in retrospect

November 16, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Two months after Irma hammered the Florida Keys, it seemed like a good time to do down and see how they were doing. The original idea was to just go park the bikes and drink moderately for several days, thereby bringing my tourist dollars to the area.. or at least to a couple of the bars. Somewhere between the planning and the doing, the trip morph...
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