When you feel scared of those dark, ominous, fast approaching clouds…

You should feel terrified. I don’t know if ice-motorcycling is an Olympic sport yet, but that’s what wet roads feel like on two wheels and it’s not a sport I would willingly participate in. Luckily After the first strike of lightening I found a bridge to hide under and a couple of friends to hang out with.       Mike owns the jeep up ahead, … Continue reading When you feel scared of those dark, ominous, fast approaching clouds…

Welcome to Philly

   Made it safe and sound to Philly on Wednesday where I was received with a very warm welcome by my hosts Claudia and Jay.  Claudia is the daughter of two good friends of mine, Jack and Eva, and I actually had never really met her before showing up at their door.  It’s interesting that I arrived as a stranger on Wednesday, and left on … Continue reading Welcome to Philly

Turkey Thieves

I have never felt hatred toward any animals.  Except for two. One drizzly morning while visiting my stepmom’s family in Georgia, I decided to go for a run.  I laced up my sneakers, popped in my headphones, and headed out the door to Geto Boys’ “Damn it feels good to be a gangsta.”  As I approached the neighborhood exit I saw trotting toward me on the opposite side … Continue reading Turkey Thieves