Category Archives: Rants and Raves

The Slow Death of Driver Involvement

The Slow Death of Driver Involvement Reader note: It has come to my attention that if you are reading this on a smart phone, my entire website does not display.  Among other horrors, this prevents you from clicking on and … Continue reading

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Confessions of an Inappropriate Man – a Book Proposal

Confessions of an Inappropriate Man – A Book Proposa Reader note: It has come to my attention that if you are reading this on a smart phone, my entire website does not display.  Among other horrors, this prevents you from … Continue reading

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How Good People End Up With Trump

How Good People Get Sucked into The Trump Swamp When I was in 9th grade I made a new friend. He sat next to me in a very poorly taught science class, and he was a “bad boy.”  He hung … Continue reading

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The Dark Underside of #MeToo

The Dark Underside of #MeToo If you believe in women’s rights, as I do, and if you also believe that women can do anything they want to and should have full access to opportunities, then you also have to accept … Continue reading

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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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A Triumph T 120 Bonneville at 10,000 miles

The Triumph Bonneville T120 at 10,000 miles The odometer clicked over to 10,000 miles last week, a good chance to look back on 16 months of ownership of my 2016 cranberry red and silver Bonneville. Cut to the chase – … 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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How To Gain Internet Fame in Three Easy Steps

How to Gain Internet Fame in Three Easy Steps Make sure your video camera is on. Do something really stupid. Blame it on something implausible. This will gain you a lot of sympathetic responses from people who are not familiar … Continue reading

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In Defense of Tank Bags

In Defense of Tank Bags Lately, I’ve noticed comments on several enthusiast site forums about tank bags.  Most of them are negative, listing all sorts of ominous outcomes to the use of a tank bag on a motorcycle.  Since I’ve … Continue reading

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Microphones And The Wonder That Is Sean Spicer

I first got into announcing in my first year of teaching.   Our Rose Hill Junior High wrestling and basketball games were full house affairs  (life was different back then) and the coaches were two of my best friends. I did … Continue reading

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