Back Roads in America

“Thanks to the Interstate Highway System, it is now possible to travel across the country from coast to coast without seeing anything.” – Charles Kuralt. Driving over 800 miles last week from St. Petersburg to Vicksburg Mississippi, only 27 of … Continue reading

The San Juan Mountains – Epilogue

Most people have not heard of or know about the San Juan Mountain Range in southwest Colorado. Perhaps the obscurity is a good thing because there are fewer people there. More folks are familiar with the front range of mountains … Continue reading

Million Dollar Highway

Driving the “Million Dollar Highway” is both beautiful and frightening. The road has many steep sheer drop offs that are not protected by guard rails. I’ve now driven and cycled this road, and I am not sure which is scarier. … Continue reading

To Hell You Ride

While driving up the road into the box canyon that cradles the town of Telluride, memories came streaming back from 19 years ago when I bicycled into this town. Barely finishing that day in 1997, I was totally exhausted, arriving … Continue reading

Around the Bend

Starting this post off with some Charles Kuralt quotes seems appropriate because I’m on the road again. Charles spent 25 years and wore out six RVs making the On the Road vignettes which became regular features on the Evening News … Continue reading