Roadside Americana

Roadside Americana

Gnome on the Grange: World’s Largest Garden Gnome

At 13'6' tall, he lives in Kerhonkson, NY at Kelder's Farm. Unfortunately, I had to shoot into the hazy, hot sun to get his picture, so these images are grossly washed out. They'll have to do for now. I'm sure I'll cross his path again ...
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The Magic Bus

This is precisely why I just carry my camera everywhere I go. You never know what wonderful and ridiculous thing will be coming your way. We were on our way to get a slice of delicious pizza from Fratelli's Italian deli and saw this thing parked in one of the ...
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Wednesday Wanderings

Sometimes when you're in the clutches of that mental state that lives in the fog between sleep and wakefulness, anything seems reasonable. I'm finishing up my month long break in between my old shitty job and my new fabulous one, so I'll just roll with the punches and see where ...
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Postcard: Riverhead, New York – Start Your Engines

Ha! They have school bus racing and demolition derby at Riverhead. I think that'll have to go on my to-do list. When i left the house, the sun was peeking out. The sky was looking pretty red so I've been sitting here all day waiting for a storm to roll ...
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NON MOTO TRAVEL: Clark’s Trading Post

Just came home today from a few days on the road in the car with my daughter. We stopped off at Clark's Trading Post in North Woodstock, NH. Inside the grounds, they've built a replica of a garage that was apparently on Main street called Avery's. Inside there were a ...
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Sights from the Road: The Yasgur’s Farm Muffler Man in the Wild

Sssshhhh. Try to remain perfectly still so as not to spook him. Here we have the Hippie Muffler Man in his natural habitat. The gentle, giant Bunyan stands contemplatively amongst the good vibes that permeate the ground at Yasgur's Farm ...
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POSTCARD: Suck It

Gouverneur, NY ...
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Come on, get happy

Hello world here's a song that we're singing C'mon Get Happy A whole lotta lovin’ is what we'll be bringing We'll Make you Happy I'll tell ya. You just never know what you're going to see out on the road. Kenny and I were snaking thru the Catskills heading up ...
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Get to the point

Sunday morning gave me a few free hours. We decided to take a quick spin out to Orient Point so that I could snap a photo of the lighthouse near the ferry terminal, known as the Coffee Pot. One of the farm stands had this cute little Fiat ::cough:: wagon ...
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Bridging the Gap

Friday morning I rolled out of the driveway and into the morning at 5:30 heading for points... away. I wasn't armed with much of a plan other than to just get off of this island before the morning rush clogged my escape routes across the bridges. As I meandered up ...
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Sights from the Road: The Elmsford, New York Paul Bunyan Muffler Man

In the wee hours of Friday morning, the mighty Muffler Man of Elmsford, NY intently ponders the Bunyon-esque nature of his beard. Just look at him. Do you see that faraway look in his eyes? Surely he is reminiscing quietly of a time when he was shorn clean, free of ...
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We’ll Leave the Light on for Ya

Jiminy Crickets, it felt like it was 186 degrees out today. I had 3 hours to kill so I figured I'd pop put for a quick scoot around town. Because traffic is a nightmare in these parts, I sometimes try to work within a basic framework of seeing some of ...
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The Empire Grill

The Empire Grill, Skowhegan, Me. - a sad cast off ...
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Shake the Dust Off

Saturday I had a whole day all to myself. No place to go, no place to be, just me the sunshine and a the desire to kick this spring fever to the curb once and for all. I left my house around 7 am, heading for points north. Before I ...
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Fork in the Road

'When you come to a fork in the road, take it.' - Yogi Berra Fork in the Road.Rock City, NY ...
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Wait at the bar.. wait at the bar….

How do i put my name on that waiting list?! ...
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Happy Holidays

Long Island Lights Big Duck for HolidaysBeen on hiatus here from fg.com. Still alive & kickin' though. Wishing you and yours a happy, healthy holiday season ...
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