Monthly Archives: August 2015

An Ending in the Land of Lincoln

The first road trip I took that was focused specifically on Route 66 was July 5th, 2013.  It was a Friday; I had the day off from work and decided to take the short drive from Tulsa to Miami, OK … Continue reading

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Through the Prairie State (Saturday, Part II)

I never feel like I have enough time when I’m visiting somewhere, even if I’ve been there dozens of times.  I definitely felt that way in Chicago, especially considering it was Samantha’s first time.  Alas, the drive home would take … Continue reading

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Breakdown in the City of Broad Shoulders (Saturday, Part I)

Saturday morning was very relaxing.  After waking up without an alarm (still early, but, out of pure excitement instead of necessity) Sam and I both took our time getting ready for the day.  My buddy Scott (our host) lives in the … Continue reading

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The Road to Chicago

Thursday night after work, Samantha and I loaded up her Nissan and headed north.  Our final destination was the city of Chicago to attend a wedding on Friday; since the drive would take about eleven hours, we both agreed that driving … Continue reading

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2015 Birthplace of Route 66 Festival

This weekend was the fifth annual Birthplace of Route 66 Festival in Springfield, Missouri.  A lot of my roadie friends were driving hundreds (or thousands!) of miles to attend, so I felt I could at least drive 180 miles from Tulsa. … Continue reading

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Day Trip to Dallas

As if taking a trip to Oklahoma City last Thursday wasn’t enough, Sunday brought another whole day in the car.  This time I went a bit farther south.  My goal was to find a new desk for the office, as … Continue reading

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