Falling for the Highlands

A few years ago I fell head over heels in love with the highlands.  That is, the lochs (or lakes) -- Lomond and Ness, legends (Nessie), history (Rob Roy, William Wallace, a.k.a. “Brave Heart”, clans, ruins and castles ), snow-capped mountains (Ben Nevis) and Hairy-Coo-dotted Highlands of Scotland.  During a cold, windy and wet President’s …

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When Necessity calls, head west, old men (and women)

"It's not about the destination for us; it's the journey" said Lam when asked "Where are you heading?" by a petite, fit, dark-haired young woman outside a convenience store.  She'd  heard the guys talking about the unique name and many bars that we had seen while riding through Funkstown, Maryland. We were on our way …

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