This morning, Johnny taking me to the airport was bittersweet. My final ride in Dusty was a bumpy fiasco. I was loaded into the sidecar with my luggage, bouncing down the streets of New Orleans, which are unkempt and riddled with potholes (I hit my head on the roof, twice). I gave Johnny a kiss … Continue reading Kate’s Solo Adventure Begins
Here we are in Louisiana, the Big Easy, though things are anything but. We’ve been rained on, bug bitten, and otherwise assaulted by Gulf Coast weather, though we are at least ending things on a good note. Or really, things aren’t ending so much as they are changing. We had a vague plan for Kate … Continue reading The Final Miles?
This weekend finds us in Florida, staying with friends, and dealing with the huge change in climate and geography. We’ve left the mountains, left the cool nights, and transitioned through the mossy parts of Georgia and into the genuine swamps and humid air of Florida. But we last left off in Asheville, NC, so let’s … Continue reading The Journey South
While roads like Route 66 or The Dragon get most of the attention in pop culture, the Blue Ridge Parkway is a gem that hides in plain sight. Unlike other famous roads, the Parkway was specifically designed to be a scenic road. The curves have a constant radius, there are very few places to turn … Continue reading Country Roads…