My Book Report – Planetfall

I finished reading Emma Newman’s novel Planetfall a couple of evenings ago and I’m been trying to figure the best way to write about it since.  In general terms, the easy stuff is … it’s science fiction; it takes place on another planet with the cast of the story being a group of colonists that Read More …

Living With a New Bike

It’s been just about exactly a month since I traded in my old police bike for a shiny new Kawasaki Concours. In that month, the new ride has accumulated roughly 850 miles.  No, I haven’t been able to get out as much as I like.  The workload at the office at the moment is a Read More …

Shiny. New.

It’s shiny.  Its red.  It’s new.  It’s a blast.  I’ve owned it for a little more than 24 hours at this point. I’m in the process of moving to single motorcycle ownership again.  On my way home from teaching a motorcycle class recently, I stopped off and traded in my venerable ol’ BMW police bike Read More …