Collections: Motorcycles, Gear, and Friendships

Nov 03, 2013 View Comments by

I’ll admit it’s been tough to sit down and write lately. After months of focused attention on preparing my home of fifteen years for sale it sold in under a month, which left me scrambling to give away or sell the bulky items that I couldn’t take with me. It’s funny how many things you […]

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Sep 08, 2013 View Comments by

Once in a while it can seem as though everything is changing and sometimes that’s actually the case and it can be a bit overwhelming, at least for me. I’m not used to adapting to a lot of changes all at once; but I keep telling myself that change is good and not to be […]

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The Trans America Trail: A Touch of Home in Tullahoma, TN

Sep 05, 2013 View Comments by

After my Lynchburg excursion yesterday I backtracked to Tullahoma, TN for dinner and a place to stay. Upon check-in I am virtually smacked in the face with a memory of home. What grabs my attention is the sound of undeniable New England accents. Not a haughty type of enunciation but the more rural immigrant style […]

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Building Friendships on a Motorcycle

Aug 19, 2013 View Comments by

For the last nine days I have been riding with Joe Trey from where I met him in Fairplay, CO, to the end of the Trans American Trail in Port Orford, OR. Joe is my new friend, as I had never met him before this trip. One of the beautiful things about traveling with someone, […]

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The Norton Shirt

Oct 08, 2012 View Comments by

The white sheet of paper trembled in my hand, the main paragraph started with one of the most important sentences of my life: “Welcome to the B-52 aerial gunnery school.” I had just been accepted to the school to become a B-52 gunner; a life long dream had come true. But not for long. Thirty days later […]

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Hand In Glove

Sep 12, 2012 View Comments by

Cori and I recently returned from a vacation to Asheville, NC with my sister and her husband. It was a great trip, Asheville is a beautiful, vibrant, eclectic city. Unfortunately it was not a riding vacation so it turned out to be the first time I had been on the Blue Ridge Parkway without a […]

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7th Annual RoadRUNNER Touring Weekend in Maggie Valley, NC

Jul 17, 2012 View Comments by

RoadRUNNER’s 7th Annual Touring Weekend began with a festive atmosphere as riders from near and far gathered for four days of riding, celebration, and music. Wednesday night’s welcome dinner under the big tent led into bluegrass band Buncombe Turnpike playing into the night. As the band played, old friends got reacquainted; couples danced, and new […]

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