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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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The Poplar Vote

Friday morning, I woke early.  5:00 AM early, in fact. I had a decision to make.  Should I drive straight home, or should I map a full day of driving? I had a few locations saved that I could detour to see, … Continue reading

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Winding Through Missouri

When I hopped on the highway this morning, I didn’t head to the office like normal.  At least, not to MY office.  My employer sent me to Columbia, Missouri to do some job shadowing at a satellite office.  I love … Continue reading

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Having an Ice Weekend

All last week, the local weather stations have been warning Tulsa residents that a potentially crippling ice storm would arrive this weekend.  The big question mark revolved around the actual temperature: in every weather model, Tulsa sat RIGHT on the … 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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Ditat Deus

When we left Tucumcari New Mexico on October 9th, Samantha was stoked.  After a restful night at the Blue Swallow, we would be spending the day crossing New Mexico and venturing into Arizona.  One of her most anticipated sights on … 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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