Getting off the beaten path by bike, foot, boat, tricycle. Taking a long time in art museums with my binoculars. (You should try it!)
Riding down the California Coast from Arcata to Santa Barbara with my wife in a long ago autumn. 12 unforgettable days of sunny skies, dripping redwoods, 2 hour breakfasts, tailwinds and free camping beneath protective pines on windswept bluffs.
Trek Madone 5.2 from the early 2000s, Trek EX8, steel framed townie of dubious origin.
BA - French Humboldt State University, Teaching Credential French and Spanish San Fancisco State University
Guided internationally for 14 years and taught French and Spanish at Durango High School