Author archive for "Ran"

Ride Of Your Life on Conscious Talk Radio

conscious talk radio

Last week I had the pleasure of speaking with Brenda Michaels and Rob Spears, the hosts of Conscious Talk Radio. The show focuses on different ways people transform their lives and how these changes propagate through society. It turns out that both Rob and Brenda have spent a number  of years on the back of […]

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What is America?

Easy Rider

The results of the recent mid-term elections bring up again the old questions about the true nature of America. What is the fabric that holds all of us together? What is it that defines us? What is America? When I was on the road, I read John Steinbeck’s book Travels with Charley – in Search […]

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Bike is Back (in Black)

Bike is back - Ride of Your Life

It has been two weeks since I came back home from the Ride. The trip is over and it’s time to write. I am going over my notes, the raw video footage, and the pictures, and reliving the fabulous time on the road. Everything is back to its normal course apart from one thing: the […]

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A story of a Rabbi, a Goat, Dogs, and Inner Peace

Daisy

Long before Albert Einstein came up with the theory of relativity, the fact that “everything in life is relative” was well understood by former generations. Take for example the famous story about the Rabbi and the goat: A man goes to his Rabbi and complains about his house. “Dear Rabbi”, he says, “my house is […]

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LaCosta Blog: Ride Of Your Life Visits the Chopra Center

La Costa

The final destination on my coast-to-coast trip was the Chopra Center at in Carlsbad, CA. The center is located in the beauriful LaCosta Resort, perhaps the ideal place for relaxing after riding for five weeks. During my visit I had a chance to sip coffee together with Carrie who blogs and manages the resort’s social […]

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Meeting with Deepak Chopra – Collective Consciousness, Ego, and Midlife

The day before boarding the plane and heading back home I had the privilege of meeting with Dr. Deepak Chopra at the Chopra Center in Carlsbad, California. We talked about going on the road, about ego and the value of humility, about the fascinating concept of collective consciousness, the importance of the present, and about subjectivity and […]

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Coming Back Home

back home

Friday, the last day of the cross country trip, was extremely strange. after being a “lone rider” for over a month,  I dropped off the bike at a trucking warehouse in Poway, California, gave it a big kiss on the tank, and took off in a taxi. I kept thinking about the next morning when […]

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