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Never can say good-bye

Sometimes all it takes to reclaim an old hobby is an obvious sign from the universe. Don Arndt of Spokane had exactly that on Friday when his old motorcycle – 37 years old – returned to his life.  Arndt reported the bike stolen in 1975. Then the trail of recovery went cold.

Recently, a new owner of the bike went to WSP seeking the bike’s title when an inspector ran the VIN (vehicle identification number) and discovered the bike was stolen.

And while Arndt hasn’t owned a motorcycle since 1975, he has maintained his motorcycle endorsement to ride – just in time to take to the open road during the dog-days of August on this fun remnant from his youth.

Have you ever reclaimed a hobby or activity from your youth?

(S-R archives photo)


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Writer Catherine Johnston of Olympia, Wash., addresses issues facing aging baby boomers and seniors as well as issues of serious illness, death and dying, grief and loss.

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