Tag Archives: Mother Road

A Buzzing in the Air

Last weekend was the first (hopefully annual) NeonFest in Arcadia, Oklahoma.  Several of my roadie friends decided to put on a small festival dedicated to the iconic roadside signage that has lined the Mother Road for decades.  People were coming … Continue reading

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Onward and Upward

This last week was full of activity.  Most of it wasn’t particularly planned, either.  It’s amazing the kind of trouble you can get up to when you leave yourself open to new possibilities. Wednesday was a big day.  It was … Continue reading

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Travels with Tulsans – Route 66

Although I haven’t been on the road much lately, I’ve been working on a few projects.  The one I’m most excited about is a presentation I’m giving a week from today in downtown Tulsa at the newly renovated Central Library! … Continue reading

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Monuments to Tulsa Transportation

Shortly after noon today, I was walking through the cold in west Tulsa. I’d stopped at Howard Park on Southwest Boulevard, a place I’ve driven by dozens of times but had never stopped.  It was empty on this blustery winter afternoon and … Continue reading

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Through the Sunshine State & Home

If you missed my earlier post about our adventure on the Moki Dugway in southern Utah, check it out here.  It was crazy! After weaving up the side of of Cedar Mesa, we went out of our way to avoid … 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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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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