Month: March 2018

Compassion

Riding my motorcycle to work recently, a panhandler that I see at the same street corner every morning caught my attention. His relatively new bicycle was parked beside a stop sign, along with his backpack. He had a cooler and several empty water bottles laid neatly beside it. With a forced smile, he held a

Two-wheel Therapy

Several years ago, a Facebook friend posted Today was a two wheel therapy day. No photo. No further explanation. A couple of likes, but no comments. Nothing else needed to be said. Even though we bikers are an incredibly diverse group of people, we all knew what he meant. And because it was a weekday,

Egg McMuffin Theology

For me, the ideal day on the road begins just before sunrise, stopping after 100 miles or so for gas and breakfast at McDonald’s. Yes, McDonald’s. At every McDonald’s between 6:30 and 9:00, you’ll find one or two groups of retired gentlemen laughing, talking and enjoying each other’s company.  No one is looking at their