Posted in June 2012

the Painted Desert…(edited)

the Painted Desert…(edited)

(*sometimes I struggle with how little or how much to share…so here is version 3, edited excerpt of “Flagstaff, Loosing Bolts, the Painted Desert, Taos, and the 1,000 miles home”*)  Riding along I- 40, for as wide open as it is crossing the Arizona desert, felt like a wind tunnel.  The day’s end brought me … Continue reading

Growing up Above the Clouds

Growing up Above the Clouds

This is how I know my father… From the vantage point of a young girl, peeking around the scratchy, mustard yellow seat back, looking up at this gentle giant tilting his head toward the blinking lights, a sun weathered hand from years of construction turning knobs, talking into the microphone to air traffic control, all … Continue reading

OX12… a soloist amongst family

OX12… a soloist amongst family

At first arrival to Overland Expo, I was overwhelmed at how much the event had grown.  What felt like an intimate community last year, had turned into a BMW GS rally that I hadn’t received the memo for… Yet by the last day, and after meeting so many great people, Sandy and Terry Borden (www.adventuretrio.com) … Continue reading