The Places In The Backs Of Our Minds

The Places In The Backs Of Our Minds

Sometimes I’ll be riding along in what I believe is an unfamiliar area only to have my internal voice say, “I feel like I’ve been here before.” You could, of course, chalk it up to déjà vu. But if you’re often traipsing around, chances are good that you really have been there before. October 2017 more »

The Mail Pouch Tobacco Ad of Grafton, West Virginia

The Mail Pouch Tobacco Ad of Grafton, West Virginia

One of my favorite Mail Pouch Tobacco wall ads is in downtown Grafton, West Virginia. There is so much going on, it is a feast for the eyes. Is it just me or is that gentle gradient on the Pianos & Organs part especially lovely? The whole thing feels like a time capsule.

Kenny Scharf Public Art Mural – The Bronx, NY

Kenny Scharf Public Art Mural – The Bronx, NY

On my way out to Pennsylvania on Sunday, I made a pitstop to finally see the Kenny Scharf art wall that decorates the Third Avenue side of Krinos Foods in the Bronx. I’ve seen glimpses of it in passing dozens of times from the Cross Bronx Expressway. And each of them I said to myself more »

Motorcycle Riding and the Unfiltered Self

Motorcycle Riding and the Unfiltered Self

Motorcycling is deeply therapeutic for me. Even during the most superficial fun-time journeys when I’m doing nothing but absorbing my surroundings, there is healing in the simple enjoyment. But there are other times when my rides will start off innocuously, you know, a little sunshine, some wind, a couple happy little clouds… and then whammo! My more »

Two Barn Murals Around Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania

Two Barn Murals Around Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania

When I woke up in Wilkes-Barre, my plan for the day was to swing by Williamsport to see if I could find the repaired Whispering Giant, Woapalanne. Then I would turn my wheels south to make my way to Fredericksburg, Virginia for the night, where I was volunteering to staff the 2017 Void Rally. Though more »

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