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Spring Happenings

Last night I got the bug to do another video blog so I whipped up a quick update about all the fun things going on this spring.  I realized afterward that I had shot the video in a portrait orientation instead of landscape….but I was tired and there was no way I was going to … Continue reading

Motorcycle Show Impressions

This weekend Mr Man and attended the Progressive International Motorcycle Show in Dallas, TX.  We got a room at Le Meridian Hotel in Dallas and rode the Dart rail to the Convention Center.  We spent the morning walking around and the afternoon relaxing at the hotel.  It was our first weekend with so little to … Continue reading

This is What a Perfect Weekend Looks Like

The other weekend Mr. Man and I had one of the most perfect weekends we’ve had in a while.  We were recovered from our last big enough to leave our house.  On Friday I looked at our calendar and realized we had no obligations.  So we played all weekend long. Saturday morning we went out … Continue reading

Only Mary Poppins is Practically Perfect

I sometimes use writing prompts for blog posts.  One of them that really spoke to me recently was the question “Do you feel pressured to be perfect?”  My immediate answer was a very soft and tired “yes”.   As a pro Health at Every Size, Down-With-Diet-Culture fat woman I feel pressured to be perfect in … Continue reading

On Being Myself (or Let’s Talk About Self Identification)

Can we talk about something?  Let’s put down the maps and the spanner and stop the packing and talk about assumptions and identity?  I know, it’s kinda heavy and I’m sorry about that but it can’t all be oil changes and carving up miles around here. I don’t get something that seems to be intrinsic … Continue reading

Winning at Life Sometimes Looks Like Not Losing

I have been epically remiss in keeping this blog updated.  My life has hit several snags in the last year that made it difficult for me to keep the blog a priority but it has occurred to me that blogging may be the best way for me to work through things.  Let me share a … Continue reading

Confessions of a Short Squat Rider

I’ve been doing some housekeeping on the blog.  I’ve added a link list that is in it’s infancy but it will grow.  I’ve also changed the about me section a bit because I’d like to broaden the scope of this blog.  So much more goes into getting me on the road than trip planning and … Continue reading

Who is Sidecar Adventures?

I'm just a Girl with a 1975 BMW R90/6 rigged to a 2006 Ural Retro Sidecar and a 2002 BMW 1150GS rigged to a DMC Sidecar. This is the story of my life on the road, in the garage, in my kitchen, my closet and, on occasion, in my makeup collection. I'm a Femme with a wrench, you have been warned.
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