The Aftermath of My West Coast Trip

The Softail on the lift at High Country Harley Davidson Yesterday, I went up to visit the Harley in the shop. Sort of like visiting a friend in rehab—one feels badly that the friend has fallen apart and still loves him or her dearly. Justin, the service manager at High Country Harley Davidson, took me …

Packing Motorcycles and Unpacking American Minimalism

Onwards!’s First Product Review—Luggage, Literature and More! 1924 in our time, copy number 80, offered for sale at AbeBooks for $39,000. My favorite of Ernest Hemingway’s works is In Our Time, and my favorite story in that book is “Big Two-Hearted River.” I read it as a junior in college and was quick to teach …

Rebellion and the Street Fightin’ Man

Ev’rywhere I hear the sound Of marching, charging feet, boy ‘Cause summer’s here and the time is right For fighting in the street, boy Well now, what can a poor boy doExcept to sing for a rock n’ roll band?’Cause in sleepy London townThere’s just no place for a street fighting man I said, “Hey …