The Road to Oaxaca, Mexico D+11

“The afternoon knows what the morning never suspected.”—ROBERT FROST A motorcycle’s life begins the moment it starts to gets ridden. Soon (D+11) though, eleven days from today, I start our journey from home towards Phoenix, Arizona to subsequently join (Joey, Chris, Tracy, Todd, Brian) for the start of a Joey, aka Jazz ride that leads […]

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Poor Man’s Hearst Castle

Not far from Main Street in Cambria is the Nit Wit Ridge Castle, an actual historic home tour of “hoarder proportions “. The walk up tour price today was donations only. This place was on my list of ten things to see and do in Cambria before I ride back to San Simeon to check […]

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Day 5 Olympic Motorcycle Ride

Our planned ride today is to Neah Bay with planned lodging at Sequim, Washington. It’s near the John Wayne marina and our next mornings ferry boat ride to Port Townsend. It’s 41 degrees outside at 0630 with a 70% chance of rain in the forecast. As soon as I step out of my room I […]

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Life, Retirement and Projects

It’s finally good to settle right down into what I’ll call the retirement years sweet spot. Since my arrival to that sweet spot, the list of required projects never seems to go down. When the list was first started it read considerably different than what it does today: Rip out, tear down and rebuild a […]

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