Tag Archives: Pawhuska

Of Christmas Past

The town of Pawhuska was founded in 1872 on the banks of Bird Creek, within the Osage Nation in Indian Territory.  It was named in honor of a tribal chief, Paw-Hiu-Skah (meaning White Hair).  A post office opened in 1876 … Continue reading

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Sooner State Show-Off

I love getting to experience my city for new visitors.  I also really enjoy showing people what’s so special about Route 66.  Today, I was able to do both AND showcase some of Oklahoma’s unique landscape for my friend Rose. I met … Continue reading

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The Mercantile

Last week, in addition to my meandering drive through eastern and central Oklahoma, I made a little jaunt into Osage County.  If you’ve followed my travels for a while, you know how much I love it up there.  Both sides … Continue reading

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Pawhuska & Prairie Song

Sunday was going to be a lazy day.  I haven’t taken a lot of road trips lately, though, and when I woke up that morning I knew the day was going to unfold differently.  All it took was a photo … 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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A Day in the Osage

Thursday was my 35th birthday.  Over the last few years, I’ve developed a tradition of taking a road trip on my birthday.  Last year I drove up Route 66 to see Afton Station for the first time. The year before that … 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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