Galloping West for the Fun Run – Part 1

In 2015, I rented a car in Los Angeles and drove Route 66 from the Pacific Ocean to New Mexico and back. It was the first time I'd driven that westernmost section of the Mother Road; I hadn't been that far west since. "Hey, you should come out to the Kingman Fun Run!" suggested the … Continue reading Galloping West for the Fun Run – Part 1

Pretty Pony Time

In the book "Nightmares and Dreamscapes" Stephen King divides time into several classifications.  One of them is called "Pretty Pony Time" and describes the good times, the times that will flee from you when you aren't paying attention.  It's a good reminder to savor your enjoyment of those times, and it also carries additional meaning for … Continue reading Pretty Pony Time

Tucumcari Tonite

“One cannot be pessimistic about the West. This is the native home of hope. When it fully learns that cooperation, not rugged individualism, is the quality that most characterizes and preserves it, then it will have achieved itself and outlived its origins. Then it has a chance to create a society to match its scenery.” … Continue reading Tucumcari Tonite