Category Archives: Travel

POEM: travelogue

travelogue for Irene Delaware: looking through the fake plastic clock with its fake plastic workings ooohing & aaahing at the insides of books Bellefonte: crammed in the back of a distillery new & old friends still stuffed from a fabulous … Continue reading

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Closed On Sunday (Martinsburg & Huntingdon)

I took a hundred-mile ride today in the company of my pal Wiggus, who rides a sweet Triumph motorcycle with a much bigger engine than Zaphod’s. I didn’t ask him, when it was all said and done, how much slower … Continue reading

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Riding to Big Hollow

Perusing Steve Williams’ Scooter In The Sticks blog, I came across this line from Lao Tzu: “A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.” This is similar to the idea of “pashal,” which I’ve explored … Continue reading

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Scooter trip: PA to Rochester and the Finger Lakes

Last week I took my longest scooter ride so far: 500 miles from State College, PA, to Rochester, NY, and then on to Canandaigua, a small town in the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York. I took this ride … Continue reading

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Scooter cruising with a friend

Today my friend Gina became the owner of my previous scooter, Vroomfondel, a Bintelli Sprint 50cc. As you can see, she’s quite happy with her decision. We picked him up from Campus Skooters, where he was having a headlight replaced. … Continue reading

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Scooter ride to the pharcyde, er, Lewisburg

My original plan was to ride to Rochester, NY, and back today. But the weather forecast convinced me otherwise, showing big storms along the route and flash flood warnings on my return. Instead, after a quiet morning drinking miso soup … Continue reading

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