Category Archives: Road Philosophy

There’s a Reason They are called “Managers” and not “Leaders”

Some of you (I’d say “many”, but I don’t have enough of a reader base for that) have been waiting for this. This missive is about the little financial drain on society that I like to call “management“. You know … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Management, Road Philosophy, Solving the World's Problems | 3 Comments

The World Keeps Spinning…

…for those of you that haven’t been informed (probably most of the world other than the handful of people that I’ve told) I am embarking on the next leg of my life’s journey. It’s not one that everyone has the … Continue reading

Posted in Random Shit, Road Philosophy, Unexpected Difficulties | Leave a comment

The Latest in the Life of Rok…

Yeah, a lot of you are saying to yourselves, “Shit, when he said he’d send us an email update I didn’t think it would just be a link to his website.  That douche!” and some of you are saying, “When … Continue reading

Posted in Chilling, Random Shit, Road Philosophy, Website | 4 Comments

Never Talk to Strangers (or, Mama wasn’t always right)

So I left the shelter after four days. I stayed an extra night since it was so late in the day when I got CHOPT back (besides – gathering my shit together is no small feat). It was a relatively … Continue reading

Posted in Chilling, Random Shit, Road Philosophy, The Ride, Unexpected Difficulties | 2 Comments

Sheltered Child

This is my third day (two and a half) in the shelter. Technically, this is a hostel (which is something I had planned to do during the trip), but the people here are largely addicts in a variety of ways. … Continue reading

Posted in Chilling, Random Shit, Road Philosophy | 6 Comments

Port Alberni

Ok, so I know that the blog has kind of fallen into disarray over the last few days – mostly due to stress on my part and concern about the rear tire.  Metal wasn’t showing through the rubber, but you … Continue reading

Posted in Chilling, Road Philosophy, Unexpected Difficulties, Weather, Website | Leave a comment

The 10,000 (Part 2)

If you haven’t read it, here’s The 10,000 (Part 1) Because it’s relevant, I’m going to relay my dream.  As dreams tend to be, it’s a bit disjointed in places – that’s largely because I don’t remember all of it. … Continue reading

Posted in Bucket Item, Chilling, Random Shit, Road Philosophy | Leave a comment

The 10,000 (Part 3)

So last night, sitting by the fire all of these thoughts were swarming my head.  I was actually comforted knowing that there weren’t any other people in the area – I understand (mostly) how animals think and, well shit, if I … Continue reading

Posted in Bucket Item, Random Shit, Road Philosophy | 5 Comments

From Spokane (the better direction) to Northport, WA

Sorry for the holdups on the posting – internet is sketchy here (they told me that AT&T is up here and had planned on using my cell phone, but the towers are down so no love there.  Believe it or … Continue reading

Posted in Chilling, Road Philosophy, The Ride, Unexpected Difficulties, Weather | 2 Comments

Made it to Spokane (Part III)

Ahh, Seattle.  Some of the nicest drivers in the world – when your blinker goes on, a hole immediately opens up for you to climb into.  Of course, that’s mostly due to the shitty way that their roads were designed, … Continue reading

Posted in Bucket Item, Chilling, Road Philosophy, The Ride | 10 Comments