Ride to Camp – Camp to Ride

Pandemic Furlough Campout

Pandemic Furlough Campout

  With fears of the contagion, business was slow. My employers decided to save some money by furloughing me Tuesday through Wednesday morning, so Walter and I took advantage of the relaxed travel restrictions to go camping. The Triumph loaded with gear, we headed...

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Socially Distant Mother’s Day

Socially Distant Mother’s Day

The Contagion has made the consequences of my procrastination and disorganization so much worse. Last minute saves are just about impossible to pull off. I realized Mother’s Day was just around the corner, and I hadn’t a clue what to do for Mom. I’ve been keeping my...

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Saturday Morning Soak

Saturday Morning Soak

Good morning Saturday. Hot tea and a sunrise soak at Bunny Hump Ranch. As the sun climbs the ridge behind me, a line of brilliance falls across the trees and tipi in front of me.                     I can actually see...

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Throwback Thursday – Taxi Ride

Throwback Thursday – Taxi Ride

Rick Murray takes me for a "taxi ride" around PIR Saturday, July25,2009 I don't remember screaming but I seem to have lost my voice This was the most excitement I've ever experienced on a motorcycle, let alone on a sidecar. These things are crazy! There is nothing...

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A Little Progress is Still Progress

A Little Progress is Still Progress

      I started chopping out the charred wood from yesterday's burn. It went pretty well, but I decided I wanted it to look more like a canoe, so I rolled it over and used a string to measure where I needed to cut.           I...

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Semi-Social Distance Saturday.

Semi-Social Distance Saturday.

We did pretty good today. Amy did have to take the dog to the vet this morning, but otherwise we stayed home, tried to stay clean and maintained some distance betwixt ourselves. Since I am still working at the Ortho Clinic, I've been sleeping in the back bedroom and...

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Fire & Adze

Fire & Adze

  https://vimeo.com/402266036 More work on the canoe. Using fire and an adze to hollow out the cottonwood log. Visit adventuresidecar.com for other adventures, poetry and even recipes. more information about the dugout canoe project can be found at:...

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Throwback Thursday – Big Red

Throwback Thursday – Big Red

I got a phone call the other night from Ike, the fellow who ended up with my big bore KLR rig. He had some questions about the tail-light wiring. Unfortunately, I couldn't help him; the tail-light was something Larryboy installed before I swapped bikes with him. It...

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Dugout Project Update

Dugout Project Update

             A long period of neglect followed Robert’s visit last August to help me start the canoe project. Mushrooms sprouted from the ends of the log (Pholiota populnea, pretty, but unfortunately inedible). I feared the log would turn out to be rotten.            ...

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