My scooters and bikes are slumbering peacefully in the garage today and a holiday ride appears out of the question. The nasty upstate New York weather has decided to descend upon us and dumped a few inches of snow on the area. The driveway is shoveled so a future ride will be possible but the dark days of Winter are here. Any rides from now on will be short and sweet until Spring. Sigh.
The bright spot in all of this is that my daughter will be coming up for Thanksgiving Day festivities at our house. Cheryl has stirred up many of the highlights of the two wheeled season and I'll go deeper into that in my "End of Year Review" after Christmas. She has been the first of the female granddaughters to throw a leg over a motorcycle and ride making her another third generation in the family and the first in the bloodline to partake. I count my two step sons as third generation so all my children, with drivers licenses, have ridden on the highways. It was a moment I'll be forever thankful for when she and I rode into Town together on the bikes. A Father/Daughter moment at its best.
I hope your year has been just as fine as mine and you'll have many happy thoughts as you sit down to eat too much, as I will.
Happy Thanksgiving to all.