1994 Bangkok Marathon

“Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.” —CHURCHILL Sunday, November 27, 1994, at 4:00 a.m. I’m only one of two Americans signed up and present to run the 1994, Bangkok Marathon; my friend Chuck is the second one. […]

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My 1970’s Era Road Trip

“In a letter back home to his mother Twain wrote, “I have just heard five pistol shots down the street. …The pistol did its work well … two of my friends were shot. Both died within three minutes.” In the late summer of 1974, with the blessings of our parents, my friend Hank and I, […]

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Bike Bros Motorcycle Dairies

“Are you traveling to work on that motorcycle a complete stranger, now asks me, while I began fueling up. Away from the gas pump island pergolas, a steady icy cold drizzling rain, is now slowly falling.” NO, I reply. “Then why are you traveling?” – Just for traveling sakes, I say. Today is Friday, February […]

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Camino de Santiago/Day in the Life

4/12/2019 Dare I change today, anyone of the sentences or thoughts I used to describe this particular day on my Camino Francés? Today, nearly two years later, I think not. I’ll just enhance the story a bit. The memories I believe, will just slowly fade into time. And today, time is all I’ve got. Sociologist […]

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Road Warriors/Baja Whales

2/10/2017 Earlier, I dubbed us, the Baja Road Warriors after the 4RUNNERs trip odometer passed the 1,000 mile mark. This road trip began in Ensenada with our final destination of LaPaz. Sights encountered on this road trip include, the hot springs in Ensenada, the cave drawings, just off the road, petting of grey whales in […]

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Damn Dirty Ape/Trona/ Planet Of

Imagine your self, traveling to one of our National parks and stumbling upon three astronauts, from over 50 years ago, just like in the 1968 film titled, Planet of the Apes. It’s now February of 2021. Before everything gets back to normal, let me point out that during the past six months I’ve been lucky […]

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Sunrise Highway/Sunday Ride

Super Bowl Sunday 2021, eight Bike Bros motorcycles riders met up to ride Sunrise Highway. Sunshine Highway is a road that runs through the Laguna Mountains east of San Diego from I-8 at Laguna Summit (Exit 47) to State road 79 near Cuyamaca Lake. Since the road rises up to around 6000′, it is very […]

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