From the Seat of a Bicycle

Have you ever looked at the world and wondered: “What if…?” I have! You could call Scott an artist or an adventure, but he thinks of himself as a work-in-progress. This is Scott’s exploration of life and love as seen from the seat of a bicycle.

The Giving Tree redux. A new ending with new pictures. The man sits on the stump with the caption, "And the tree was happy." But was it really?

The Giving Tree Sequel

I’ve always been disturbed that the tree sacrifices itself to a greedy old man—so I rewrote the ending and drew new pictures matching the font and style.

The world population growth chart of homo infographic sapiens infographic. At the rate we are going the line will be off the chart in a few decades.

Human Population Growth Chart

This graph illustrates the exponential growth of the human race and consumption of non-renewable resources. The question isn’t it it will stop, but when?

Nelson Mandela's bathroom bucket

An unusual tribute to Nelson Mandela and his bucket

This may not be what most people would expect, but it is a personal story about what impressed me about the character of a man that is sure to be legendary. During my travels in South Africa I visited Robben Island where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned and did hard labor breaking rocks for 23 years.

A bicycle rack in the shape of a giant comb

Artistic Bicycle Racks

Below are two bicycle racks that I discovered in my wanderings. The first is a new coffee shop in Bay View, Wisconsin, which is not only beautiful, but a great way to save space.

Fox Lake Correctional Institute aerial view

Prison talk

I had the honor to speak to the inmates of Wisconsin’s medium security prison, Fox Lake Correctional Institute. It was one of my more challenging presentations.

Fully-loaded touring bicycle ready to cross the Australian Outback

Weird bicycles

Who doesn’t love weird bicycles? I run across them all the time. Here is a work-in-progress collection of some strange but true bicycles, and some bicycles that may change the world.

Scott feeding a Bengal tiger

One tiger feeding another

I had a great time at the 170th year of the Waukesha County Fair, including: all-you-can-drink chocolate milk for a dollar. Here I am feeding a Bengal Tiger a small piece of beef.

Hand signed letter from congress Congressman Sensenbrenner

Hand-signed letter from congress

Today I received a hand-signed letter from Congressman Sensenbrenner: “I’m proud to have a constituent who dedicated 4 years of his life to cycling the world. You have a wonderful story to share with the world. And I am pleased that you continue to advocate on behalf of an issue you care deeply about.”

Students from Argentina holding their certificates of achievements and their copy of "Cayendo Hacia Arriba," the book that we created together.

Celebrating the book

Pictured below are the students from Argentina holding their certificates of achievements and their copy of “Cayendo Hacia Arriba” the book that we created together.

Waukesha Freeman article "Leave your car at home"

Leave your car at home

Article in the Waukesha Freeman by Sarah Pryor about bike to work week. It is going to be cheesy, but I’d like to quote myself, because I do believe it is important for every community, and a bit funny that she included the last sentence. “Waukesha is a growing hub of biking opportunities,

Scott Stoll hands out pages with excerpts from his book, “Ruby the Red Worm’s Dirty Job,” to students at the Waukesha STEM Academy’s Randall Campus this week. Students are drawing illustrations for the book. Photo by Wentz-Graff, Milwaukee Journal

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel article

World traveler came home to fulfillment. This is a great story about my trip around the world, coming home, and how this all evolved into working with local schools to illustrate children’s books.

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