Category Archives: Sojourn Chronicles

Stories of travel

The Return of Joy

I was out on the motorcycle yesterday. The weather was gorgeous, although just a little breezy. The KLR hummed down some of my favorite back roads. I felt like I could ride forever. I did not feel this way a … Continue reading

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Facebook vs. Helmet Time

Frankly, trying to make a decision while reading Facebook posts and comments is a terrible idea and could be a disastrous influence. For Facebook, not only wants to get in our minds, it was recently announced they were using posts … Continue reading

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How many angry Veterans are there?

The volunteer stood at the corner of intersecting hallways to give directions and assistance, but one young Veteran was not satisfied with that. Anger spewed from his mouth, as if the whole world was out to get him, he needed … Continue reading

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SideStand Up: the end of an era

Recently, I participated in the chat room and listened to the last episode of an online radio program/podcast of “the world’s largest motorcycle podcast,” SideStand Up, hosted by Tom Lowdermilk. It was a sad moment, but also one of accolades … Continue reading

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A Luncheon Homecoming

I grew up in Pekin, Illinois. Grade School. Junior High. High School … Class of ‘68. After I moved away, I visited occasionally because that was where family lived. But, for the past decade or two, none of my immediate … Continue reading

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