Lessons from the road, and thoughts for the ride of your life

Ride Of Your Life Day Five: Meeting with Dr. Barbara Fredrickson

Arriving at Chapel Hill, NC was an interesting experience. Chapel Hill is a college town and a large percentage of its residents are either directly related to the University of North Carolina or indirectly provide services to the university and its visitors. Like many college towns there is something very peaceful, young, and positive about […]

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Video: Ride Of Your Life Day 6

I have read and learned about the scenery and beauty of the Blue Ridge Parkway before I set wheel on it. But the stories and information fail to do the experience justice. The surrounding layers of mountains go into the horizon, forming a new world, a sort of Pandora from the movie Avatar. This is […]

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Video: Ride Of Your Life Day 5

Day Five of Ride Of Your Life feels like the first “real” day of the journey. Starting at Chapel Hill, NC where I met with positive psychologist Brbara Fredrickson, through the fields of Greensboro, and northwest to Blue Ridge Parkway, to see the majestic scenery and meet the “mountain people”. There is lots to write […]

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Short Video, More Soon…

I am gradually discovering the technical challenges of writing, shooting videos, editing them, and uploading – all while on the road on two wheels. The interview with coach Caroline Miller yesterday was great. The contrast between the solitude of riding and the vitality and energy of the conversations with authors is notable. And, it’s one of the […]

read full post, Briarcliff Manor Biker, September 19

Before setting off, I had the opportunity to talk to Barbara Livingston Nackman of We  discussed the itinerary, the interviews and the motivation behind my journey to find inner peace. Read the entire article here:

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