Monthly Archives: January 2016

Farewell to Laurel

Yesterday afternoon, I received news that my dear friend and local Route 66 icon Laurel Kane passed away.  It was unexpected; though she had struggled with some health issues for a while, none of them had been urgent.  Alas, here we are, … Continue reading

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Chicago (part two)

This is Part II of my time in Chicago last weekend.  If you missed Part I, check it out here. After leaving the lobby hallway of the Monadnock Building, we continued east on Jackson towards my second must-see destination after Lou … Continue reading

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Winter in Chicago (I)

I love visiting Chicago.  The first time I set foot in the Windy City, I was re-entering the US after ten months of international exploration.  This was February of 2010 and I was welcomed with ice and frigid temperatures.  It seems … Continue reading

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Five Years Later

“Sometimes you will never know the true value of a moment until it becomes a memory” – Iman How in the world has it been five years already? When I sat down to write this post about the anniversary of … Continue reading

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Tulsa’s Cathedral District

Saturday morning, I awoke early and approached my window with a mixture of excitement and dread.  The weatherman had predicted snow overnight and through the morning, though accumulation totals were all over the board.  I was planning on attending a tour hosted by … Continue reading

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Traveling Companions

There’s a quote that says, “We are the sum of all the people we have ever met; you change the tribe and the tribe changes you.”  I have found that to be accurate.  Over the course of the 34 (almost 35, yikes!) … Continue reading

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