Parade Magazine

Journey Back: Rediscovering Life and Love on the Open Road

By January 9, 2015 no comments Permalink

  In the midst of his grief after my mother died, my 72-year-old father began to ride a motorcycle again. He hadn’t been on a bike in over 40 years, since his first son—my brother, Chris—was born. But as he traveled rural Carolina roads on two wheels, whisking along at great speeds, carving turns into…