Tag Archives: History

On the Road with Michael – St Louis II

(other installments of this series here) Sunday was another gloriously slow morning.  I drank coffee & ate the last two donuts from the Donut Drive-In while I looked out my window at the flower bed.  I checked the news, did … Continue reading

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Tulsa: Birthplace of the Hamburger

Today I thought I’d do something a little different.  I was recently made aware of an article written back in 1995 for the Oklahoma Today magazine about the origins of the hamburger.  Considering the subject matter and Tulsa’s place in … 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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Sights in the City of Tulsa

My previous post was a guide down Route 66 in Tulsa.  As a follow-up I want to highlight other sights in the city that aren’t on the route itself, but provide a guide to what else the city of Tulsa has … Continue reading

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From OK to TX on Old 66

Last Thursday, Sam flew to New York to spend a few days with her family.  Although I couldn’t join her, I was super happy for her.  She hadn’t been up for a few years and, although her family was at the … Continue reading

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Brunch & an Afternoon Drive

Last weekend, an unexpected late night at the hospital threw off my whole weekend.  Although the weather was beautiful, I stayed around the house the whole time.  (I’m fine, better safe than sorry.)  I had planned to take a trip … Continue reading

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To the Chickasaw Capitol

My rotating weekend schedule gave me Thursday off.  Having a weekday off has its pros and cons.  It sucks to not be able to spend time with my friends and family, and often the events I want to attend occur … Continue reading

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