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…

Space Shuttle Launch, Cape Canaveral FL

Sept 8, 2000 In late August 2000 I was sent to Cocoa Beach Florida to work at NASA Cape Canaveral for a few weeks to work with another vendor to troubleshoot a storage network problem at their data center. Ended up being there for three weeks but it was one of the best trips I’ve…

Sidecar ride up coast of California Part 7

Back in 2014 I purchased a Russian made Ural Gear Up Sidecar Motorcycle. This is Day y of our sidecar ride up the coast of California. Last leg of the trip from Monterey to Folsom.

Sidecar ride up coast of California Part 6

Back in 2014 I purchased a Russian made Ural Gear Up Sidecar Motorcycle. This is Day 6 of our sidecar ride up the coast of California Cambria thru Big Sur to Monterey.

Sidecar ride up coast of California Part 5

Back in 2014 I purchased a Russian made Ural Gear Up Sidecar Motorcycle. This is Day 5 of our sidecar ride up the coast of California. We stayed in Cambria at Moonstone Beach and hung out and rode around and explored the local area for the day.

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…

Scenes from Cambria California

Cambria is a very beautiful place on the coast of California just south of San Simeon where the famous Hearst’s Castle is located.  The castle is about 2-3 miles north of town. I’ve been going here for years and have traveled by cars, trucks, RVs, and motorcycles. It’s a magical place of sorts with a…

Road Trip to Tennessee

March 2018 This month marks one year that I’ve been living in Georgia since moving from California, and it’s been great, I still really enjoy living here. That all said, this week I took my first road trip on the east coast to my next work site. I drove from my house in Georgia heading…

Beale Street, Memphis TN

January 2018 Put on my blue suede shoes And I boarded the plane Touched down in the land of the Delta Blues In the middle of the pouring rain W.C. Handy, won’t you look down over me Yeah, I got a first class ticket But I’m as blue as a boy can be Then I’m…

Off-roading in Nevada

February 2018 Went off-roading with friends last weekend in the local hills of Nevada near Wellington / Lake Topaz / Minden / Carson City. Started out in Topaz Ranch/Wellington and rode out in two off-road side by side rzrs on back country trails up Minnehaha Canyon and over Bald Mountain to an old house in…