The Peripatetic Traveler

Monthly Archives: June 2015

No, the “another man” isn’t me. I was *going* to write a post about my feelings regarding the Supreme Court’s decision on same-sex marriage (I believe it was the right decision) and about my thoughts regarding a lot of the disapproving responses (to put it mildly) that I have seen. But this passage floated across my Facebook feed over the weekend, and it’s *so* much better than anything I could come up… Read More

…that I didn’t know – and didn’t *know* that I didn’t know until recently! Now I know that I didn’t know those things, and I know the things themselves, too! First thing: It’s usually a good idea to pay attention when something comes from the Motor Vehicle Department. I’m enrolled in a “Confident Rider Course” that will be given tomorrow morning, so this afternoon I printed out all the forms I have… Read More

Just over three weeks from now, on July 11, I’ll take off for parts known and unknown on my Honda. The known parts are Round Lake, IL (home of Eve and Rick, my daughter and son-in-law); Oshkosh, WI (location of the Experimental Aircraft Association’s annual Air Venture Fly-In); and Sturgis, SD (home of the 75th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally). The unknown parts will be just as interesting, I’m sure. My plan is to… Read More

A few weeks ago (three, to be exact) I passed a couple of anniversaries – and didn’t even fully realize it until afterward. The fact that I haven’t written about them until now could be taken as being a milestone, although not a chronological one. I’ll explain: Three weeks ago was Sunday, May 24. It happened to be 30 months since Toni was in the car crash that took her life, and 24 months… Read More

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