Category Archives: Rants

WARNING: My OpEd On Political Polarization

Warning: This is a rare politically flavored post by yours truly. I try to avoid these things at all costs, but this has been weighing heavily on my mind so I thought I’d stick this out there for posterity. I … Continue reading

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Rant: Hands Free Law Goes Into Effect In Marietta, Georgia on 1 April

As has been reported locally, the city of Marietta, Georgia — where I work and where we routinely drive — adopted a new “hands-free” driving law back on 14 February that goes into effect on 1 April.  The idea is … Continue reading

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Motorcycling: Dialing for Dollars / Cancelling an ESP

The motivation for this little entry came from making an attempt to find out how much “prorated value” remained on the Harley-Davidson Extended Service Plan (ESP) for our 2013 Road King CVO.  You would think it wouldn’t be a difficult … Continue reading

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Harley & Me: It’s a Love – Hate Relationship

From a purely an emotional and spiritual perspective, our foray into the Harley-Davidson experience back in July 2011 has been one of the two best lifestyle decisions we’ve made, second only to our jump into tandem bicycle riding nearly 20 … Continue reading

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Feedback From The MoCo on My Observations

In my most recent journal entry I laid into Harley-Davidson for having an inaccurate description and photos of product offerings in both their on-line and print catalogs. I included a copy of the Email I sent to the Mothership expressing … Continue reading

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Footboard Follies: Harley-Davidson Please Get Your Act Together

Also as mentioned in my November 22nd update, I ordered a set of passenger footboards for the lovely Miss Debbie to try-out on Blue II. They were something I’d always thought about putting on Blue I, but Debbie really didn’t … Continue reading

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Settling the Total Loss on Blue & Moving On….

Well OK, I folded like an envelope and accepted State Farm’s pay-off offer on Blue; the juice of working through their challenging claims process any longer wasn’t worth the squeeze.  I’ll be signing off on Blue’s ‘death certificate’ Monday, getting the pay-out check … Continue reading

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