From Alaska to the very south of South America, I’m traveling mostly by motorbike to experience the land and soul of these vast continents. The details of the journey are anything but what I expected, yet the product is so valuable I would change not a thing. Here, I share the details and leave the product for you to discover.
March has me wrapping up preparations in Texas, crossing into Mexico at Nuevo Laredo, and traveling through Monclova, Torreon, Parral, Copper Canyon, and Mazatlán. Notable events include: Traveled about 2300 miles (700 in Texas and 1600 in Mexico) Bought the least coverage possible for Mexican motorcycle insurance at $91 Crossing the border cost $0.75 in […]
Saying goodbye to Eric is the hardest goodbye I’ve ever said in my life. It’s such a difficult goodbye that it takes us two long days to do it. The plan is for Eric and Dotti to tail me to Laredo on Friday. We’ll camp Friday night, spend Saturday and Saturday night together, and then […]
The maps found here are pretty and informative, but they are a bit of a chore to update. Their data originate in a handheld GPS I lug around everywhere. I’ve written bash scripts and created Automator workflows to facilitate the task of moving track files from the GPS to the computer, simplify them, and then […]
Vinyl letters are the worst kind of sticker for a perfectionist. They stretch, bend, and collect air bubbles. They also come on card stock in the least favorable arrangement for spelling words and the most favorable arrangement for making the perfectionist’s life a short one. My opinion of them after two hours is this: Leave […]