Friday, June 7, 2013


I took my new scooter to work on Wednesday, and got a lot of comments.
"You just rose to the best vehicle in the parking lot."
"After seeing you on that, I think of you in a whole new way." (Not sure if that's a good thing, hehe.)

So I stopped at Zona's in downtown Binghamton after work, they had a "Yappy Hour" to benefit the Humane Society, and got a few more:
"I LOVE YOUR SCOOTER!!" (Shouted by a young lady walking down the street.)

Even later, when it was settled comfortably into its temporary foster home, a guy from up the
street came down to ask about it.
My conclusion- Binghamton must be 'scooter-starved'!!

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

When in Rome...

My second and last night in Rome (last month) was at the Hotel Forum.  If you're there, be sure to stop at the American bar on the rooftop for fantastic views of nearby buildings and ruins. Also, the roses were blooming so I couldn't resist sketching them too!

Sunday, June 2, 2013

Picked it up today!

It's definitely for me!
First look at the new ride.

Bringing it home!
A new (to me) 2006 Vespa 200L Granturismo in Positano Green! It's actually another Italian city green, but I just returned from a trip to Positano, so there! My awesome neighbor will change the oil and putz with it to make sure it runs good.
Foster home for now
(Until I clean out a spot in my garage!)

I look forward to sketching & scooting!
I will also be more involved with some online biking sites, ADV Riders being one of them:  ADV Riders 
And soon: