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On the Road with Michael – St Louis III

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

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Showing Myself the Show-Me State

The last two days in Columbia, Missouri have been work days.  That being said, I made sure to maximize my time when I’m not in the office, and as I hoped I’ve been able to visit some of the small … Continue reading

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The Mercantile

Last week, in addition to my meandering drive through eastern and central Oklahoma, I made a little jaunt into Osage County.  If you’ve followed my travels for a while, you know how much I love it up there.  Both sides … Continue reading

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A Grand Adventure

Finally, the day had arrived. The centerpiece destination of our week-long anniversary road trip was at hand!  Furthermore, it would be a day completely without time in the car.  Instead, we took some older transportation from the town of Williams:  a … Continue reading

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The Guardian of Route 66

In my previous post, I mentioned that our travels that day included one more stop but didn’t mention where we stopped or why.  I felt it would be appropriate to give this stop a post of its own so that … Continue reading

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Chasing Steam

On Wednesday, I left the house at seven in the morning.  Not for work, as usual…but for a day of tracking.  My friend Nic picked me up and we headed southeast.  We weren’t tracking a storm, or the historic journey … Continue reading

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My Route 66 Awakening

I started a new role at my workplace last week.  It was the first time in a long time that I’d moved to a different office and worked with a completely new group of people; as such, they didn’t know anything … Continue reading

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