• Moments Before The Electric Sun

    There was a moment, I had a moment, for just a moment… In between the night and day where I briefly had the armrest and a moment of peace with the view outside the window. Then the electric sun flipped on inside the cabin and life sprung up, crinkling hundreds of plastic wrapped, individually wrapped […]

  • The Crystal Alignment

    After a long-fought mental battle between words and thoughts over a relationship’s ending, on nearly the anniversary of such occasion, and furthermore, on Valentines day of this year, my motorcycle touring piece from Japan has just been published in Motorcyclist Magazine, and is available online!  And it’s not a downer, I promise! Akin to an alignment […]

  • Ruta Del Sol

    Bucaramanga to Santa Marta | Nov. 28 | 328 miles | Today was our longest day of the tour… and the one with the greatest challenges to both mind and body. Rick had warned me about the weather at the coast. While I sweated through the humidity in Cali, he suggested I get used to […]

  • Farm to First Class

    Villa De Leyva to Bucaramanga | November 27 | Proving our predictions right, the road out of town was dirty, wet and bumpy…. the roads, not the girls you perv… leading us from the village to Acrobuco where we spotted a roller derby team practice and the main artery road between Tunja and points North […]

  • A Thankful Day

    Villa De Leyva Rest Day | Monday, November 26 | With no intention by the organizers of this tour, our first rest day (at the perfect time btw) fell on Thanksgiving. And although Cristbol Columbus came to “my” America, he and his cohorts had also traveled south to “this” America… but they don’t celebrate the same […]