Dorit Brauer's Book Party Pittsburgh 2012

2012 Book Launch Party

May 5. 2012 I had the great pleasure to host the Book Launch Party celebrating the publication of my auto-biography Girls Don’t Ride Motorbikes – A Spiritual Adventure Into Life’s Labyrinth

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Immigrant Entrepreneur Award

Circling into Happiness

I am very honored and grateful to be the 2016 recipient of the Immigrant Entrepreneur Award from Global Pittsburgh in recognition of my achievements and enriching the Pittsburgh region with

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Sculpture Garden

The Weight of History

Notes from a visit to Germany: Friday evening, May 20, 2011, I visited my friend Toelli’s art studio, only a few kilometers from our farm. We stood outside in his

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Labyrinth Rees Germany

The Lost Generation

Notes from a 2010 visit to Germany: My mom sat on a log of driftwood, next to the River Rhine, petting our dog Max, a black and white mutt. We

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Karl Brauer on horseback in Rees Germany

My Father’s Scar

In Chapter 28 of Girls Don’t Ride Motorbikes I describe a scene with my dad, in which he shares memories of his youth and the rescue of his older cousin’s

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Tel Aviv Israel

A Sunny Day in Tel Aviv

January 17. 1991, Desert Storm started and scud missiles attacked Tel Aviv. I describe my experiences in Girls Don’t Ride Motorbikes – A Spiritual Adventure Into Life’s Labyrinth in chapter

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good decisions

Walking the Golden Path

How To Make Good Decisions Please be inspired by this meditative thought. Every major decision I make in my life is thought through and meditated upon prior to taking the

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Inner Peace

Inner Peace at High Speed

Enjoyed a gorgeous day of zooming along my favorite country roads on the super machine, including a stop for a peaceful meditation at Cross Creek Lake near Avella, Pennsylvania. But

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Happiness

What is your definition of Happiness?

Do you cultivate happiness every day? Do you mark time in your schedule for the things and activities that make you happy? My goal is to find time in my schedule everyday for the things that I enjoy the most. One of those activities is of course motorcycle riding.

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read

What do you read?

Tell me what you read and I tell you who you are! I can’t imagine a better start to a new day than sitting outdoors in the sunshine with a

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Machine

Happiness

Happiness: Motorcycle Riding & Meditation Finally: My first motorcycle ride of 2015, took place on March 31st after 140 long days of winter. For me motorcycle riding and meditation are

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Life

Life is Movement

My mom always sends the best cards. “Life: that’s movement. Movement is evolution. Evolution is progress. Progress means to come closer to your goal.”     During my 2006 solo

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Tribute

Happy Birthday To My Dad

Father & Daughter Today would have been my dad’s 86’s birthday. Girls Don’t Ride Motorbikes – A Spiritual Adventure Into Life’s Labyrinth is a tribute to my father. The book

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Confidence

Why More Women are Riding Motorcycles

Freedom, Empowerment and Confidence Great article: Why More Women are Riding Motorcycles and How That’s Driving Change by my friend, author and motorcycle enthusiast Liz Jansen. I absolutely agree with

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scenery

The Inspiration for the poem ONE

A nature walk on Meditation Mount in Ojai, California, inspired the prologue poem of Girls Don’t Ride Motorbikes. Please enjoy the beautiful scenery that inspired ONE. ONE – Listen to

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