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Back to the Route

I hadn’t taken a Route 66 specific road trip in quite a while.  Sure, I followed a Military Vehicle Convoy in September…but that wasn’t really about the road itself.  I did spend some time on Mother Road with Michael Wallis … Continue reading

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Memory Lanes

  Last Saturday, a group of Route 66 roadies that had attended the Gasconade Bridge Rally stopped by Afton Station in northeast Oklahoma to pay their respects to a well-known icon of the Mother Road, Laurel Kane.  Laurel passed away … Continue reading

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Kansas City Weekend – Part II

After a lovely road trip through Kansas and a most impressive meal in downtown Kansas City, our rest on Friday night was welcome.  Our bed at the B&B was quite comfortable; had I not set an alarm, I’m certain we … Continue reading

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Farewell to Laurel

Yesterday afternoon, I received news that my dear friend and local Route 66 icon Laurel Kane passed away.  It was unexpected; though she had struggled with some health issues for a while, none of them had been urgent.  Alas, here we are, … Continue reading

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Five Years Later

“Sometimes you will never know the true value of a moment until it becomes a memory” – Iman How in the world has it been five years already? When I sat down to write this post about the anniversary of … Continue reading

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The Choctaw Nation, Memorials, & Forgotten Spans

A day off for me rarely means “relaxation” in the traditional sense.  Even if I plan to stick around the house, I will often make a snap decision on the day to take a quick drive somewhere…and that usually turns into … Continue reading

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Three

Tomorrow marks three years since I received the fateful call that my father was gone.  Although it feels like a lifetime ago, I can still recall details.  I’m purposefully not looking at any of my old posts to see what … Continue reading

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