Jim Stark Blog

Seventh and Final Update – End of an Affair

So, not a bad day, all things considered. As reported, I spent the night (Friday) in a motel in Phillipsburg, KS. This morning I carefully checked the Weather Channel and also my cell phone Weather Bug, and it looked like the Gulf coast storm is centered over Kansas City, 250 miles away, later in the […]

Sixth Update – The End of an Affair

After a pleasant evening in a KOA campground in Richfield, UT, I turned Rosie 180 degrees and started heading homeward. There are many sightseeing options in the next Utah and Colorado miles, but my planned stop two days from now is visiting my college roommate who lives in Longmont, Colorado, just north of Denver. I […]

Fifth Update – End of an Affair

I’m recharged! I got a motel in Monticello, Utah, early Sunday night – 4:30pm. Unwound, relaxed, sent out my 4th Update, and got to bed early. Awoke at 6:30, refreshed, and loaded up to leave. There were several off-road motorcyclists staying at the same motel. They trailed their bikes to Utah from Texas and were […]

Fourth Update – End of an Affair

  I made it, I’m in Canyonlands National Park in Utah. The ride over from Grand Junction, KS was only two and a half hours. Once in Utah, there weren’t many gas stations or services. Even though I wasn’t low of fuel, I stopped at the first one I saw to use the restroom and […]

Third Update – End of an Affair

Kansas and Colorado Oh, dear. Worse than dropping Rosie in the mud, my computer crashed. I tried to restore it and lost all my previous Outlook files. Plus, all Microsoft Office products, Word, etc. Had to purchase all again because I didn’t have the key code from former purchase. If some of you responded to […]