Category Archives: Education

Another shot at gun control

Another shot at gun control I know, a terrible pun, but laughing is better than sobbing.  The best idea below is not mine,  but I do not remember where I read it.  In any case, since any mention of gun … Continue reading

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Motorcycle Holiday Gifts Across 50 Years

Motorcycle Holiday Gifts Across 50 Years I purchased my first motorcycle just over 50 years ago. I learned to ride the pristine blue and white 1965 Yamaha 250 one minute after the first owner handed me the key. After only … Continue reading

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Cheap (or free) motorcycle accessories

Cheap (or free) accessories for every motorcycle ride I enjoy motorcycle magazine reports detailing new equipment and accessories for motorcycles. Every month new products emerge that make your ride more comfortable or safer or faster or some combination of those.  … Continue reading

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A Hope for the End of Racial Prejudice

A Hope for the End of Racial Prejudice These days there’s a lot going on that can bend you toward a depressed mood.  Almost every Facebook thread, for example, if it has any relevance to race relations, rapidly devolves into … Continue reading

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The Re-Evolution of the Standard Motorcycle

The Re-evolution of the Standard Motorcycle (Caveat emptor:  I may have taken some liberties with history and facts on the way to a point. I presume my faithful readers will supply corrections and additions as needed.)   To take an explanatory … Continue reading

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Things to Do in Your Crash Helmet

Things to Do In Your Crash Helmet This is written for motorcyclists who wear a full face helmet. If you choose to wear an open-face helmet, you would not like the rest of this anyway. If you choose to not … Continue reading

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The Most Astonishing Motorcycle Show on TV

The Most Astonishing Motorcycle Show on TV Motorcycles have a not so fabulous history on network TV.  A few years ago you could watch national level road racing, dirt oval racing, motocross, plus world Superbike and MotoGP racing – all … Continue reading

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How Physical Therapy Resembles Top Fuel Drag Racing

Physical Therapy and Top Fuel Drag Racing… …have much in common.  That has probably never occurred to you, so let me explain. The past few months have been a physical adventure for me. Various and increasing ills sent me to … Continue reading

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The Trump Dictionary – words we are all about to use

The Trump Dictionary Incredible  (adjective)  A word returned to its original meaning, which is literally not credible or not believable.   “Mr. Trump gave another speech today, and virtually all of it was incredible.” Trumpability  (noun)  Claiming to have the talent … Continue reading

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The Folly of Voting for a 3rd Party Candidate

The Folly of Voting for a 3rd Party Candidate There is a good deal of noise these days about voting for a 3rd party candidate in the upcoming election. In most cases the impetus is not to favor a particular … Continue reading

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