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(CNN) -- There's a great song by Todd Snider called "The Ballad of The Kingsmen." In it, he sings, "Marilyn Manson gets a lot of chicks. They're weird chicks. But they're chicks."
And it's true. Heaps of (weird) women lust for Marilyn Manson. He's a bona fide rock
Just wrapped up two weeks on the road, one more day off and back to the grind. Left Portland for Bellingham the first week, then accross to Leavenworth Wash, and down to Joseph Oregon. One of the best cycling roads I've ever been on is hwy 3 from Lewiston Idaho to Enterprise Oregon, 87 miles of some of the best twisties known to man.
Then home a couple days and off to Beverly beach state park on the central Oregon coast for four days. Two weeks in Oregon and Washington, mild temps and not
Since I was here last we have had a bit of sadness -- our son died unexpectedly on Nov 14, 2011. He was 53.
But the silly trike still goes on and on. I blew a seal on one of the air shocks that came with the Danson, I had to replace the offending one with a fresh one. Unfortunately they only come in pairs, so now I have a perfectly good takeoff and a leaker. I haven't taken the time to see which is which.
The winter has been so mild that I have had no excuse to
Heres hoping we all have a safe,productive and fun year!
Heres hoping that we are all here on the same day next year to reflect back, and look forward all over again....
Keep the rubber side down and outta the ditch!
best wishes for the coming year-
I just realized that another year has gone by.
The trike has provided a lot of interaction in parking lots, etc. The typical is "I've never seen one of those close up" or words to that effect.
I showed it at a Classic Car / Hot Rod show on Labor Day. The organizers didn't get the turnout they hoped for with real things, so they let the billboard become an entrant. Cost twenty bucks, but the swag bag and door prizes totaled about $25 or so. I had a lot of fun, answered