Vastness

Vastness

The sheer size and vastness of the outback is hard to describe. Kilometer after kilometer rolls by. With its flat, endless horizon, the foreign flora and fauna, the red dust, it might as well be Mars. On a very personal note, this trip has been beyond amazing. It is...
Doctor Quack said “Go Ahead”

Doctor Quack said “Go Ahead”

At the three day check-up with the PA, we told him of our travel plans, a 5 week 1000+ mile bike trip, and he said “Go Ahead”!(really is a PA as good as a real doctor? I am really questioning this guy, but he said go…) Ray can’t raise his arm above his waist and there...
A Dream and A Plan

A Dream and A Plan

I had dreamed for years of circumnavigation of New Zealand. I made the date, checked my frequent flyer account for enough miles, saved a buck or two and planned a departure date of January 6, 2014. A week after I made my plan, I met a man whom within days, I fell...
“Comfort Counts” in the Houston Chronicle

“Comfort Counts” in the Houston Chronicle

Ken Hoffman has been writing for the Houston Chronicle for a zillion years. He work is rare, both funny and compelling. Every year he rides in a 150 mile charity bicycle ride to raise money for MS. A noble effort. Every year he whines incessantly about butt pain and...

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