Hot Weather Riding

I tend to run hot, body temperature wise, and find that I can ride well into the single digits without too much worry.  My people come from a cold, wet place and that's what I'm built for.  Heat, and especially humidity, are my achilles heel.  I've gone to great lengths to…

Elspeth Beard’s Lone Rider

I just finished Elspeth Beard's Lone Rider on Kindle.  In the early 1980s Elspeth rode around the world on her already well used BMW.  I'm a big fan of neuro-atypical voices in writing being one myself.  As a dyslexic (who I also suspect is on the ASD spectrum) who struggled in…

The Poor Right Winger

Originally published on Straw Dogs in the summer of 2012... What do working poor right wingers hope to get out of slavishly supporting the ultra wealthy? The move is well under way here in Ontario to dismantle unionized skilled labour.Teachers have had bargaining rights stripped and contracts made irrelevant by a…

Perseverance & Patience

Steady on, it's not that bad.  I shall persevere! The never ending tale of Concours carburetors continues.  My most recent attempt was to check the fuel amounts in each bowl and then reinstall and test (I'm getting very quick at this). Once again the old Connie coughs and backfires and…

Right Now It’s Perfect

Over heard the other day while everyone was getting ready for the first day of school:  "It's clean, everything is where it's supposed to be, it's perfect!"I disagree.  This is as far from perfect as a school can get.  Give it a few weeks full of messy, chaotic learning and…

Niagara Falls In Winter

Niagara Falls on a quiet Sunday at the end of January.  Most photos taken with a Canon T6i using a prime lens or the stock telephoto... Except for this one, it was taken with a Ricoh ThetaV 360 camera. from Blogger https://ift.tt/38q04kO via IFTTT

Niagara Falls In Winter

Niagara Falls on a quiet Sunday at the end of January.  Most photos taken with a Canon T6i using a prime lens or the stock telephoto... Except for this one, it was taken with a Ricoh ThetaV 360 camera. from Blogger https://ift.tt/38q04kO via IFTTT
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