Monthly Archives: May 2011


A big day.

Saturday May 21, 2011. A monumental day indeed. My nephew Colton’s high school graduation. My sister Laurie, her two children and I made our way down to Collinsville, Illinois, where my sister Kim and family live. Collinsville is six and a half hours south of … Read More

Baby robins

New life freshly hatched.

May 12, 2011. Four new lives were brought into this world. Absolutely beautiful. I’ve been waiting for this day for a few weeks. Wondering if the four robin eggs would hatch successfully. Good work mumma robin. And you too proud and definitely protective papa. I … Read More


Wind through the trees. Revisited.

A little video I shot late last summer. It reminds me of days I have spent in the woods while fishing, camping or hunting. I would lie on the ground and watch the wind kiss the leaves on the trees above. There is something so … Read More


Hello Madison. It’s been awhile.

Yet another road trip down to Wisconsin’s state capitol, Madison. And not to hang out with Sarah Palin and all of her fellow tea partiers. Rather, for a much more important cause, for me anyway.  A much needed appointment with my urologist. This appointment had … Read More

Floral wind

I envy the wind.

For the past week I have been fortunate enough to take in the beauty of this blossoming tree. I set this video to one of my favorite songs by Lucinda Williams, I envy the wind. I thought I’d share it with you.

The Human Experience

A moving experience indeed.

This film by the name of The Human Experience was so amazingly moving and motivational to me. I am still feeling its effects. I’m not going to say anything more about it. I will let the trailer do the speaking.

MotoGP 2011 Jerez

A fast paced weekend spent in Qatar, Spain and Portugal.

As you most likely suspected, not literally. Like that would be possible. Not when DXR-1 is in the shop being detailed. The private jet being out of commission makes for tough times, indeed. Actually, I found myself in these places via the first three races (Qatar, … Read More

The Old Indian

Inspiration via the story of an old indian.

This morning I watched watched The World’s Fastest Indian. A 2005 New Zealand biographical film based on the Invercargill, New Zealand speed bike racer Burt Munro and his highly modified Indian Scout motorcycle. Munro set numerous land speed records for motorcycles with engines less than 1000 cc at the Bonneville … Read More