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Tuscany Italy by Motorcycle: San Gimignano

werewolf at the torture museum

I awake on the third day of my tour in a 17th-century country house and it occurs to me that human beings have been conceived, born, lived, and died in this very room for over 400 years. The walls are freshly-painted plaster, their yellow hue the perfect shade for the faint early morning light.

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Busted in New Brunswick

Jill gets into the Saint John, New Brunswick police car

Besides my family, I don't often travel with others. When I do it's usually with Jill, whom I frequently mention in my podcasts and blog posts. She lives in Ohio and I live in North Carolina, so we ride our motorcycles to a meeting spot, then tour a region together before going our separate ways.

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San Francisco Motorcycle Club & Stereotypes

Think of the leggy woman in a tiny bikini and investment-grade boobs who usually adorns a bike, then replace her with a paunchy, hairy guy. I love the cheeky role reversal.

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Burros and Consequences

Tamela with Oatman jenny burro

On the late June day we hit Oatman, the mercury hit 115?, so not even the reptiles were stirring. Why would we take a detour to see a tourist trap on such a hot day? To see the Oatman burros, of course.

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Preview of “Live Full Throttle: Life Lessons from Friends Who Faced Cancer”

Live Full Throttle: Life Lessons From Friends Who Faced Cancer should be off the printing press in January, 2012.

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San Francisco Meetup!

According to Christina Shook, "San Francisco is the American epicenter of female motorcyclists."  She should know -- she lives there and based her book, Chicks on Bikes, on women cyclists in the area.

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Motorcycle Portraits for Conga Riders by Christina Shook

Attention Conga Riders! Polish your bike, fluff your feather boas and smile! Motorcycle photographer and author Christina Shook will immortalize you at a stunning location near Shell, Wyoming during the Conga IV rally.

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International Motorcycle Show Newbie Recap

I met some wonderful women motorcyclists from the region's motorcycling clubs.Then there were my fellow speakers, Alisa Clickenger, who solo-traveled from RI to Argentina, and Sharon Cancel aka"Lady Ninja," who owns Full Tilt Motorsports.

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Reverb10, Day 28: Achieve

This year I want most to produce a book that people want to BUY. This differs from work-for-hire. People buying my book will reward me for my CREATIVITY as well as my craft. I often write about the role that my spiritual beliefs play in my life. One that Julia Cameron's The Artist's Way drove home to me is that God loves creatives because God is the Great Creator.

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Reverb10, Day 25: Photo

This is me as I crossed into Wisconsin, where I would soon meet Leigh and Chris

Prompt: Sift through all the photos of you from the past year. Choose one that best captures you; either who you are, or who you strive to be. Find the shot of you that is worth a thousand words. Share the image, who shot it, where, and what it best reveals about you.

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