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This is the final entry in my series about my time with Michael Wallis on the Midwest leg of his book tour for, “The Best Land Under Heaven: The Donner Party in the Age of Manifest Destiny“. If you’ve missed … Continue reading
Our last day in St Louis served as a bridge between the Route 66 world that Michael Wallis is so associated with and the western history that serves as the backbone of his literary output. It included a literal bridge, … Continue reading
(previous installments of this series here) Friday morning, we slept in. Of course, sleeping in for me (and Michael as well) meant waking up around 8:00 instead of 7:00. I took my time getting ready, puttering around my hotel room … Continue reading
(other installments of this series here) When I set out to take this trip, I knew I would be updating my blog as we went. I didn’t expect to update it every day — but, as I should have known, … Continue reading
(other installments of this series here) I had set my alarm for 7:00 AM Wednesday morning, but it turned out that I didn’t need it. I woke shortly after sunrise, eager to start the day. I ‘enjoyed’ a cup of … Continue reading