8th Annual Route 66 Birthplace Festival

I spent last weekend in Springfield, Missouri in the company of friends.  It was the 8th annual Birthplace of Route 66 Festival and I had a vendor booth in the Old Glass Place, a historic venue near the iconic Abou Ben Adhem Shrine Mosque. When I attended my first Birthplace festival in 2015, I told … Continue reading 8th Annual Route 66 Birthplace Festival

Re-lighting the Boots

It's interesting to think that there was a time when certain words didn't exist.  'Motel' is a good example of a word that was invented relatively recently.  Motel is a shortened version of 'Motor Hotel'; automobiles have only been around a little over 100 years.  In between the traditional hotel and the modern motel, however, is … Continue reading Re-lighting the Boots