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Rainy Days and Wild Nights

The weekend weather was as beautiful as a picture postcard.  High near 80, low in the upper sixties…puffy white clouds, if any at all.  A light breeze came from the ocean and gave everything a slightly salty tang.  Monday morning, … Continue reading

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Tucumcari Tonite

“One cannot be pessimistic about the West. This is the native home of hope. When it fully learns that cooperation, not rugged individualism, is the quality that most characterizes and preserves it, then it will have achieved itself and outlived … Continue reading

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Abridged Memory

Another day off, another road trip!  Although I went to sleep last night contemplating a trip to Springfield, MO to see a friend of mine it didn’t come together.  I had to get the oil changed in the Mustang and … Continue reading

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Route 66 in Tulsa

Many people that come to town, whether by car or by plane, don’t quite know what to make of the city.  A lot of folks know that Tulsa is famous for oil, but perhaps they don’t know that Tulsa was … Continue reading

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Ozark Stonework & Forgotten Places

What a trip!  This past weekend, I drove to central Missouri to take part in the second ‘Save the Gasconade Bridge’ rally near Lebanon.  The gaggle of roadies that descended on the Ozarks from across the country also celebrated the … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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