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Monday, March 18, 2024

An Artist's Touch


A big THANK YOU to Cliff Anderson for the lettering on the rear fender of “the Beast”.  It far surpassed my expectations, which is what happens when give a true artist free reign.  But a word of explanation is in order.  The annual Donnie Smith Bike Show at Saint Paul RiverCentre is coming up fast: March 23-24 (this weekend). As part of it, I was invited to be one of 20 builders to display the bike of our choice in a new part of the show called the “Midwest Showcase”. And while it’s an honor to be invited, I am NOT really a bike builder – I’m an engine builder. But I thought this would be a great opportunity to promote vintage drag bike racing, so what better bike to display than the version of the dragbike I raced back in 1986 & 87. However, rather than leave the attendees wondering what an old dragbike that is far from show quality is dong next to 19 bikes that I am quite sure will be real works of mechanical art, I decided to have the lettering done as a bit of an explanation for its presence. 

BTW, if you look closely at the "T" in NATIONAL, you might notice that Cliff took the initiative to make it into a cross.  I certainly did not expect that, but it is a really nice touch and I very much appreciate it.

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A Righteous Man

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Saturday, January 20, 2024

From Proverbs Chapter Nine

 This one is more obvious if you read the entire chapter in the wording used in the ESV, but its there no matter the translation.



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Saturday, January 6, 2024

A Proverb to Begin the Second Week of the New Year

 After a short interlude, here we are back with a Proverb of the Week.