and I've already chipped out a path in the layers of very compacted and frozen snow on my driveway. As many know, my driveway presents a challenge of ability when it's not frozen over. But since I am the optimistic sort, like a Coast Guard ice breaker, I am forging a channel to the road below. The neighbors don't think that I am "right" as I've also started to sweep away the accumulated sand on the sloped alleyway. With a little more help from my good friend, Mr. Sun, here's to the nearing start of the 2010 Motorcycle Season.