A Great Big Cup O’ Coffee in Wilkes-Barre

A Great Big Cup O’ Coffee in Wilkes-Barre

This big coffee mug sits vacant in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania on Spring street. A wonderful dream – unrealized. Are we all standing at the edge of greatness? Is it always there waiting for us to take a leap of faith and grab hold of it? Happiness – is there anything greater than that? At times, it more »

Wrestling the Monster of Pre-Trip Guilt

Wrestling the Monster of Pre-Trip Guilt

Whenever I am getting ready to head off on a solo trip somewhere, inevitably I find myself conflicted by a range of discordant emotions. There is, of course, the giddy excitement and wonder about what I’ll see and do along the way. But, conversely, there are the feelings at play that work to undermine my more »

Friday Check-in: Doing Battle With Want to Versus Need To

Friday Check-in: Doing Battle With Want to Versus Need To

The long Labor Day weekend is here. Here in the northeast, this marks the summer’s last hurrah. Beachy towns say goodbye to the summer rentals, locals have “their towns” back and the kids trudge off to school. That last part always gets to me. I’ve personally known some moms who all but high-five each other and more »

Road Tripping: Recent Road-Related Reads

Road Tripping: Recent Road-Related Reads

Over the last month, I’ve read a few books that inspire my riding in different ways. Some directly, some less so. Hopper’s Places – by Gail Levin Filler ‘er Up – The Great American Gas Station – by Tim Russell The Lincoln Highway Companion – A Guide to America’s First Coast-to-Coast Road – by Brian Butko more »

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