To my many friends: Thank You for you heartfelt worries. YES, I'm watching the weather and our unexpected visitor: Hurricane Matthew. I'm in Charlotte, NC. Visiting a "town square" example of New Urbanism and riding the rails on their transit system. (Red Star on Map) I was supposed to go to Charleston and onto Savannah … Continue reading Hurricane: Duck & Run .
Logistics & Planning
Adam Saves My Bacon
I have said a hundred different ways how Adam has taken care of me, planned ahead for me, and yanked me out of the fire, time after time. But I want to write a post, so I can read this and remember years from now. When the bike blew in Indiana, it was Adam that … Continue reading Adam Saves My Bacon
The Latest Plan: Pitstop in FL
Here's everything: I contracted a guy to haul the scooter home, privately, in a sealed trailer. I used a website called uShip.com. it's like ebay or Airbnb, but you list what you want shipped and where, and truckers bid on hauling it. There's a category for motorcycles; also cars, sailboats, household furniture, and live pets. … Continue reading The Latest Plan: Pitstop in FL
We’re Off … (SNAFU!) .
I had been looking forward to my 2016 summer long trip, planning and researching for nearly six months, sending emails and making reservations. I'd made preliminary "dry run" test trips to Orlando, Daytona, Port Canaveral and Tallahassee. However, as time ticked down to departure, it was just a series of mishaps. I had reserved my … Continue reading We’re Off … (SNAFU!) .
Why I’m Going
As part of my summer 2016 Scooter Trip, I am trying to methodically expose myself to a wide range of subjects, both mentally and as I visit around the country. I started this list before I departed, updated it all summer, and did one final edit after I returned home. I know its right!. Things … Continue reading Why I’m Going