“When You Find The Right Bike It’s A Love Affair”

Prior to GEM, I have had three Harley’s. Each one has a distinct significant meaning to me but all have had a commonality to each other. Not in the way they are all Harley’s, more of the feeling you get when you have met the love of your life. My first Harley was a 2006 […]

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Unconditional Love and No Thumbs

I have a theory why God made our dogs, aka fur babies with the ability to love their humans unconditionally and why they have no thumbs. This theory started as a joke with my very own fur baby, “The Famous Roo”. In telling you this story I am pretty much going to rat myself out […]

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Sunrise…

Hello Beautiful, I say to the rising sun. I love this time of day, the perceived promise of a new day, fills me hope and happiness. The lighting with the long interesting shadows is an artists sweet spot. The air is crisp and clean waiting to be breathed in as when you were a new […]

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Feel the Ride

Excuse 319 to ride: Honey, we’re down to three gallons of milk, let’s ride to the store… When I climb on my bike with almost a thousand pounds of steel under my ass rumbling me down the road to adventure, I’m truly free and alive. The adventure is of what is around the next corner, […]

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HOW I BECAME A GENERAL ENGINEERING CONTRACTOR … THANKS MIKE BRANDT

A LITTLE HISTORY ON YOURS TRULY:  FROM THE TIME I WAS ABOUT TWENTY YEARS OLD I HAD A SMALL LANDSCAPE COMPANY WITH MY FIRST HUSBAND. WHEN I WAS TWENTY SIX I DECIDED HE WAS A GREAT GUY BUT NOT THE RIGHT GUY FOR ME.  HE KEPT THE LANDSCAPE COMPANY AND HIS CONTACTS.  I STARTED MY […]

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Mechanically Inclined For A Girl…

  AS WITH MOST PEOPLE JUST STARTING OUT ON THEIR OWN MONEY IS SCARCE, SO I’M NO DIFFERENT THAN MOST.  I WAS SEVENTEEN WHEN I GRADUATED FROM HIGH SCHOOL AND MOVED OUT ON MY OWN.    WHEN THERE WAS AN ISSUE WITH MY CAR I DIDN’T HAVE THE MONEY TO TAKE IT TO A SHOP […]

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FRUSTRATED HUNT- OVERLAND BUILD

The Hunt is on for Rock Sliders or also known as Rock Rails, for “Bertha Mae” my 2017 F-150. I recently decided to do an Overland build using my existing truck instead of buying an old Land Cruiser or Jeep. We took Bertha Mae on a test to see how she will do at 100% […]

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