Dear Family and Friends, This morning Hannah and John headed home to Portland and Bonnie and I flew off to Milan, Italy to continue our vacation. The flight was easy and we were in our B&B by 4pm, just in time to watch England beat Sweden in the world cup! We are staying in downtown Milan in a modest but charming...
Dear Family & Friends, Today I am warming up my blogging skills since next week I am off on a two week motorcycle trip.. Thanks to my daughter, Jessica's redesign of my blog I now have space to cover cars & motorcycles, travel, and food.. Todays blog will be cars and food. Every year in Santa Margarita, CA they have a 1/10...
Friday June 8th Dear Family & Friends, Today was about as close to perfect as you can get on a motorcycle trip! I got up this morning after a good nights sleep, had a good Irish full breakfast and got on my motorcycle ready to explore… I had no particular destination but I thought the city of Cork was at least the right...
Friday July 13th Dear Family & Friends, Today was our first full day in Lake Como and it did not disappoint. But before I get into our day I would like to discuss some social issues of Italy since I like to observe different cultures. First, one of the things I am really starting to miss about home is going to a...
Tuesday June 12th Dear Family & Friends, Today was a nice relaxing touristy type day… I got up at a reasonable hour and had a traditional Irish breakfast.. The staff at the classic Victorian era hotel where I was staying was exceedingly nice and friendly.. I loaded up my bike and was pleased to see another good weather day. The first leg of today’s journey...
Day 8&9 Dear Family & Friends, OK I missed a day! It was a late night last night….. So Tuesday I left Bend, Or. on my own. My riding buddy Brian needed to head home for work. I really enjoy riding with him, but riding solo also has a special charm. Being on the road alone gives me a total sense of...
All clean and ready to ride. My Friend Brian, ready to lead the way... Dear Family & Friends, Day one of our adventure.. The first leg of our trip is a three day ride to Salt Lake City, Utah for the National BMW riders convention.. I am riding with a friend of mine, Brian Louw. I really enjoy riding with him because...
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