Can I borrow $9500 to rescue this motorcycle? I'm good for it….

For some unknown reason, I continue to torture myself by looking at motorcycles for sale (I lost mine in the divorce). There’s one for sale in Jacksonville, OR. It’s exactly the bike I had and exactly the bike I’d want to buy – a 2008 Yamaha FJR 1300…

Look at that listing – “2008 Yamaha FJR 1300.… Read the rest


At any given moment, on any given morning, there are roughly 6,000 planes on their way to somewhere, from somewhere, over American airspace. Getting them safely down to the ground will depend upon the efforts of a small group of controllers who, nearly without fail, get the job done despite long hours, grim working conditions, and ancient technology.… Read the rest