We are all students of life, and like anyone who is learning we want to know how we are doing.read full post
Would Krishna Ride a Motorcycle?
Krishna is one of the most important deities in many Hindu traditions. He is the divine speaker of the Bhagavad Gita – a sacred Hindu script considered to be one of the most important texts in literature and philosophy. In the Gita, Krishna speaks with Arjuna, a warrior who is debating about going to war. Helping […]read full post
Take The Long Way Home
Technology makes it easy on us to find the shortest, quickest route anywhere we go. We carry in our pockets little devices that receive signals from satellites in the sky, determine exactly where we are, and with the maps of the world loaded onto them tell us where we need to go. But navigation technology is […]read full post
The Snow-Covered Hills of Yosemite
I finally got to editing the videos I took with the helmet-mounted camera while riding through Yosemite National Park. Three weeks went by since I got back, but the images on the screen feel like they were shot months ago if not years. I forgot how powerful the experience was on that day. The sights […]read full post
Ride Of Your Life on 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 […]read full post
What is America?
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 […]read full post
Bike is Back (in Black)
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 […]read full post
A story of a Rabbi, a Goat, Dogs, and Inner Peace
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 […]read full post