Two years ago today was a typical Tuesday. I had a lot of work to do at the office and I was looking forward to another productive day.
The weather was mild and dry. Great day for my six-mile commute to work via Harley!
I dressed in business casual attire, and selected a favorite pair of black Chippewa harness boots to wear to work.
I entered the garage, opened the door, and felt …
The U.S. Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start to the summer season. Swimming pools open and there is much frivolity and celebrations for picnics and outdoor activities.
After a frightening health scare on Friday for The Spouse which changed our plans for the weekend, I spent…
Every year this weekend, the “Rolling Thunder” motorcycle event occurs (the Sunday of Memorial Day weekend.) Bikers ride to the parking lot of the Pentagon building in Arlington, Virginia, then ride into Washington, DC, along a route that swings by the U.S. Capitol Building, the White House, then ends at the Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial (near the Lincoln Memorial.)
I have ridden on this ride several times, but years ago. Why not now?
I have noted, as many of you have, that over the last few years, youngin’ of the Millennial generation have been getting into the boot retail business.
I have observed that young men in their late 20s and early 30s have been leaving Wall Street financial firms and …
I love my country, the United States of America. However, I am increasingly appalled at the divisive attitudes espoused and encouraged by The Great Orange One, otherwise referred to on this blog as the DIC*.
Rather than hold up a sign and exhaust myself “marching” in the streets of our capital city, where these marches happen almost weekly with no results, I take direct and contributive action.
With hate-filled and misguided concerns about people in my community who practice non-Christian religions or who speak languages other than English…
Recently I posted that I would purchase SSL certificates and convert both this blog and my website to https:// more secure protocol.
I did that. The results…
It has rained for the past nine days. I am preparing to line up my animals two-by-two and build an ark. While the area where I live has not had bad flooding and is just “mushy,” what I have noticed more is that the temperatures are more like they are in damp March than the third week of May.
So while riding my Harley is not in the picture due to all this rain, leather is. Yeah, the rain has caused an unseasonable drop in ambient air temperatures, so keeping warm has my leather …
Blogging and maintaining my website have been hobbies, the former since January 2008, and the latter since April 2005. I am not a web-development geek by any means and struggle to keep up with changes to technology that develops much more rapidly than I am able to ingest and apply.
However, over and over again, I keep seeing information about search engines not ranking sites with the hold “http://” URLs as high as sites that employ the …
Some of you may remember that on May 31, 2016, I had the first (and hopefully only) on-road crash of my motorcycle. I was taken by ambulance to the hospital for evaluation of injuries.
I arrived at the hospital at 0550 and given an exam by the attending physician (called a “hospitalist.”) After X-rays and a CT, it was determined that I had…
Loyal readers of this blog and my website visitors know that I own a large collection of boots. Cowboy boots, motorcycle boots, work boots, dress boots. Lots of boots.
I have stated frequently in the past that I wear (most of) my boots. No use in having such a large collection without actually wearing them, eh?
Well… things are changing. I had a look around this past weekend, and realized that…