New Car For Me

So we purchased a pre-owned Toyota Camry because I didn’t want to ride my motorcycle in the rain this winter.  I know – it’s not bad riding weather it’s bad riding gear. But I am older and have chosen not to ride in bad weather. That means cold  or wet. That being said the Camry we purchased is in really good shape and gets good gas mileage as I am traveling about 35 miles to and from my driving job.20151231_150423


By the way the rain has made it to southern California today. It is windy and raining steady. We’ll be staying home tonight through tomorrow and even Thursday until I have to go to work in the evening.  This weather makes you want to stay home, watch movies and maybe have a hot toddie or some other tasty beverage.


As I have mentioned, I love riding my sports bike. It’s amazing how much gear is available at stores and online. However, I have had a difficult time finding balaclavas (which are head coverings) in different colors. They do have some with designs, some to cover only have the face and almost all of them are black. So Mac & I thought it would be cool to have balaclavas that matched our motorcycles. Mac’s Ninja is the Monster drink theme with the bright green and mine has red tire rims. So off we went to JoAnn’s Fabrics to see what material we could find.

Voila!! Balaclavas in bright colors. The great part is that I made a pattern from store bought ones and was able to adjust them so they fit appropriately. We thought that if we were seen wearing them others might ask about buying them but we only had one person want one so far. Balaclavas can help keep your helmet pads clean. Instead of removing and washing your helmet pads you can just throw the balaclava in the washer and be ready to go again.

That being said, my son works in a warehouse in the freezer section and was looking for something to keep his face and head warm. I had made a nice gray balaclava which fit him so he is using it at work.

So whether you ride a motorcycle or work in a freezer, maybe you would like one. Leave me a comment with your request.