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

How Blue Mesa and Paso Robles Got Their Names

Continuing with the story from Telluride back in 1997 – Two days after leaving Telluride, we rode from Montrose to Gunnison. A little background for this story. PC was a dear cat of mine, one of the original three black … 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

This Is Not A Dream

Upon returning to my alma mater Grove City College in northwest Pennsylvania for the first time in almost 40 years, I walked around the campus in a dreamlike trance. For many years I dreamed I returned to the college campus, … Continue reading

Two Lane Highway

Preparations are almost complete for taking the first real road trip in the RV. This road trip has no pre-planned route or destinations, and no reservations.  I just know that I am planning on heading up through SC, NC, TN, VA, … Continue reading