Monthly Archives: November 2010

Finally, On the Road!!

“Murphy” was at work again; we planned to wake up early this morning and take the car to the trailer store one final time to get the brake controller installed and then be on the road by noon.  We dropped … Continue reading

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T-1 Day: We Finally Meet

Right off the bat this morning at 8 AM we got back to work on the motorcycle trailer.  Dad and I met at the trailer store and laid out the dimensions for where the chocks and tie-downs were to be … Continue reading

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T-2 Days: Sunday, A Good Blogging Day

The motorcycle trailer turned out to be a lot more involved and frustrating than I had anticipated.  After purchasing one, we soon learned that we would also need to install wheel chocks, tie-downs, straps, trailer brakes, and a brake controller; … Continue reading

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T-2 Days: Get A Motorcycle Trailer

Today’s goal, get a trailer to carry our motorcycles.  Ideally I would like to find a trailer that can haul three bikes: my Harley-Davidson Fat Bob and Ducati 800 Monster, and Dad’s Honda Shadow Spirit.  This way we can meet … Continue reading

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T-3 Days: Get Transportation

We have one day, today, to get the most ideal vehicle for our road trip.  The requirements are: comfortable, off-road (just in case), towing capacity, storage space, and sleepable.  The solution is easy for Shannon and I, the Volvo XC70 … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving has always been one of my favorite Holidays; a long weekend with friends and family, and TONS of FOOD!  As long as I can remember we’ve spent our Thanksgivings with our extended family – the Fredericks.  When I think … Continue reading

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No More Treatment Options

Today is Wednesday, November 24th, and the always feared PET scans, of which I had again this morning, have just resulted in some crushing news.  My cancer, Clear Cell Sarcoma, has now spread throughout my entire right leg, and although … Continue reading

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