Monthly Archives: February 2017

Bikes I’ve Owned and Loved (a lot or a little): 1992 Yamaha TDM 850

Learn (a lot) more about this bike The TDM and I had a long and profitable love affair. The above picture is of my bike on the way back from Steamboat Springs, CO. Sorry the clarity is so mediocre. This … Continue reading

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Bikes I’ve Owned and Loved (a lot or a little): 1986 Yamaha TY350 Trials

For no good reason, I’d barely used this bike when I gave it up. I bought it in Colorado, when I thought I might take advantage of the nearby Ramparts Motorcycle Park. I didn’t. I moved it to Minnesota, where … Continue reading

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Bikes I’ve Owned and Loved (a lot or a little): 1983 Yamaha XTZ550 Vision

Learn more about this bike Like the ’82, this Vision was a great bike. For some reason, the ’83 Vision didn’t sell at all in CA until 1985. Once they left the showroom floors, you couldn’t find one, anywhere. I … Continue reading

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Why I Don’t Care What Financial Analysists Say

First, to be upfront and honest with you, my youngest daughter has been some kind of financial analysist for most of her career. She absolutely resents my belief that only rich people give advice worth listening to. Because her unemployed … Continue reading

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