FOOD & a few GOOD TIMES

Because we love food we’re sharing some favorites including a few things available at Lori’s world famous Mercantile. The Corn Tortilla We don’t sell them but here’s how to make your own: You take dry corn, soak it in lime and water overnight. Rub the kernels together to remove the loose hulls and rinse well.… Continue reading FOOD & a few GOOD TIMES

Q1 2020 WINSLOW ARIZONA

The world changed in Q1 2020 but you know that. Other than “that” it’s been a pretty good year. I retired December 31st, vacated the Ontario warehouse, moved most of the motorcycles to The Motor Palace, spent time at Two Crows, and participated on a panel with Arizona Citizens for the Arts at the annual… Continue reading Q1 2020 WINSLOW ARIZONA

PUTTING the MOTORCYCLES in MOTOR PALACE

ANOTHER WINSLOW DELIVERY Motor Palace and Motorcycles go together like Bondorella and stains on a garage floor. The problem was most of the motorcycles were in California until the last couple weeks. We still have a few loads to go but it sure feels good to fire one up and go for a little ride.… Continue reading PUTTING the MOTORCYCLES in MOTOR PALACE

WINSLOW LIVING

Pre-dawn Winslow is a wonderful time of day. Morning air in Winslow is calm and clean, the trains are rumbling, coffee is hot, and people are visiting with “Easy”, Glenn, and the girl in the flatbed Ford. Morning Blues with Tommy Tommy Dukes sets up at the Arizona Trading Company around eight AM most days… Continue reading WINSLOW LIVING

A Big Thing Happened

A lot of little things happened on the Motor Palace project over the last few months, along with one BIG thing. Check it out.

GOODBYE 2018, YOU WERE SWELLEGANT​.

2018 NEVER STOPPED GIVING 2018–AKA #vagabondlife #swellegantvagabonds–went something like this: Twenty nights in Winslow, 117 in Yucca Valley, and 228 split between hotels, motels, and AirBnB. Hotel Pepper Tree was our most frequent stay and we stayed in several AirBnB locations more than once. The only states we stayed in were California, Arizona, Tennesee, and… Continue reading GOODBYE 2018, YOU WERE SWELLEGANT​.

72nd ANNUAL WINSLOW CHRISTMAS PARADE LAUNCHES 2018 HOLIDAY SEASON

The holiday season starts with Winslow’s annual Christmas Parade I’m told, “Everyone should experience Winslow’s Christmas parade once.” It’s true because for a few hours the people of Winslow demonstrate what a successful community is all about. First of all, it’s diverse by default. Participation is open to everyone and there’s no registration fee. You… Continue reading 72nd ANNUAL WINSLOW CHRISTMAS PARADE LAUNCHES 2018 HOLIDAY SEASON

A DAY AT THE LAKE WITH NEW FRIENDS

Sometime between 5:50-6:00 in the morning, I woke to coffee brewing and bump sounds in the garage.  Within seconds I remembered it was Saturday, lake day and picture taking day.  Lori and her new friends Aaron and Robert were shooting a feature on Bondorella for the Hagerty Classic Cars series, “Why I Drive.”  5:30am, maybe… Continue reading A DAY AT THE LAKE WITH NEW FRIENDS

JUST CRUISIN’ CAR SHOW

Almost to Winslow!

Friday Over two hundred vehicles gathered for Winslow’s 24th annual, “Just Cruisin’ Car Show.”  Cars and trucks trickled onto the blocked streets beginning Friday morning.  By late afternoon the drivers were on the poker run to be back before the moonlit Cackle Fest.  As the nitro fumes dissipated and ears rang, the crowd paraded to First Street… Continue reading JUST CRUISIN’ CAR SHOW