OctoBEERfest 2020 Ride

Off-roading in Nevada and California

Ride around the neighborhood

Been playing around with my GoPro 9 and am digging the time warp mode and the results that filming in that mode produces, it’s a pretty cool effect. Here’s a short film I made riding to my friend Gary’s house and back in our neighborhood in Nevada.

Stargazing in Nevada

Dec 2020 The star of Bethlehem was visible this week for the first time in nearly 800 years. The “star” is made up when the planets Jupiter and Saturn align just right to appear as a single very bright star. This is the star that the wisemen followed that famous night on Christmas Eve to…

Billy Goat Tavern, Chicago IL

November 2018 Since 1934 the Billy Goat Tavern has served up food to Chicagoan’s at 30 N. Michigan Ave and was made famous by Saturday Night Live’s John Belushi and cast in the late 70’s. The Billy Goat Tavern become a famous icon in the city and the saying Cheezborger Cheezborger Cheezborger, No Pepsi… Coke…

Mt Patterson Off-road Ride, Nevada/California

September 2020 Met up and went for a ride in Nevada a few weeks ago with a bunch of friends out to Mount Patterson in Nevada/California where we rode 85 miles up, over, and around the entire mountain. The ride took us thru spectacular aspen and pine forests, lots of creek crossings, Lobdell Lake, a…

Fishing Derby, Lake Topaz NV

Had a great time this past weekend with friends and family camping, fishing and hanging out at the 3rd Annual Topaz Ranch Outlaws Fishing Derby at Lake Topaz Nevada. Good times were had by all. Derby winning catch (total weight) for the day was 6.9lbs (5 fish limit). Click below to view video

Beale Street, Memphis TN

February 2020 “ I boarded the plane. Touched down in the land of the Delta Blues. In the middle of the pouring rain (true story). Then I’m walking in Memphis. Walking with my feet ten feet off of Beale.”   – Marc Cohn Memphis is one of my top 10 favorite towns to visit. Always enjoy…

Palmettos on the Bayou, Slidell Louisiana

August 2019 Really enjoyed staying in Slidell Louisiana last year while working at nearby Stennis Space Center across the state line in Mississippi. Very nice town. Lots of history here and lots of really good local restaurants with great southern cuisine. One place we went to while there was Palmettos on the Bayou.

Napoleon Scenic Byway, Gulf Coast Mississippi

August 2019 Did an install at Stennis Space Center last year and one day after work took the following scenic route back to the hotel in Slidell, Louisiana where I was staying. This was a very interesting road, read on…