The Only Person You Should Try To Be Better Than

The Only Person You Should Try To Be Better Than

I have a predilection for feel-good sayings on signs when I see them. They’ve got just the right amount of corny positivity for me. More than that I suspect it’s some weird mental tick that makes me think that I’m supposed to see their message. Signs, fortune cookies, unlikely coincidences… the universe is talking to more »

Clearing the Tracks with Jaws

Clearing the Tracks with Jaws

There’s no good reason at all that I’m posting this photo of the Bonnie next to the track-clearing plow train. I just like it. JAWS III sits beside the Long Island Railroad Museum in Greenport, NY. Whenever I stick close to home I seem to find myself out there on Long Island’s north fork. Lately more »

Happy National Donut Day – A Very Important Holiday

Happy National Donut Day – A Very Important Holiday

Though I’m cheating just a teensy-tinesy bit because I didn’t actually celebrate National Donut Day today, I do have a donuty post anyway. While cruising around on the Bonnie last weekend I got to enjoy my first cider donut at a local farmstand. Their cheerful little sign beckoned me to stop and sample their wares. more »

Road Reads: Travels with Charley by John Steinbeck

Road Reads: Travels with Charley by John Steinbeck

Have you read Steinbeck’s Travels with Charley? In the 50+ years since it being published, it seems that the spark that sends people off to wander the highways and byways hasn’t changed much. The want to roam around and take in the world with your senses isn’t new. So many people are searching for something – meaning, feeling, more »

Motorcycle Therapy: Blue Skies, Purple Irises And A Triumph Bonneville

Motorcycle Therapy: Blue Skies, Purple Irises And A Triumph Bonneville

On the weekends, my dog makes sure that I’m not late for work by licking my face at o’dark-thirty. Once satisfied that I’m up, she saunters back to her bed and lays down. She’s always got my back, that dog. Too bad I don’t work weekends. Since being able to go back to sleep isn’t more »

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