Monthly Archives: March 2009

Vicarious living

More motorcycle grandmas   My friend, Amanda Lucier, is a pretty good newspaper photographer. I like what she did on this story.

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Motorcycles and memories

Motorcycles and memories   I really like this story about a daughter giving her 84-year-old mother a memory for her birthday.  "What we’re giving today is a memory," said Carol Brown. "She’s not going to get rid of it in … Continue reading

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Joining isn’t easy

Riding is a solitary experience I feel connected to my surroundings when I ride, but I’m also very alone in my helmet. I think it’s the nature of the experience, and that is probably why I’ve never felt the desire to … Continue reading

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Licensed

I’m finally done standing in line, taking tests and handing cash to sad looking Drivers License Office staffers. I’m finally licensed to ride a motorcycle in Washington State.   I took the skills (driving) test yesterday morning. It was much … Continue reading

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