Tag Archives: rural

Comanche Territory & Frontier Towns

When I have a road trip planned, it’s easier to wake up early.  Granted, I don’t usually leave at 5:00 AM, but on Sunday that is what I did.  I was attending a quarterly Oklahoma Route 66 Association meeting in … Continue reading

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On the Road with Michael – KC to Columbia

(other installments of this series here) When I set out to take this trip, I knew I would be updating my blog as we went.  I didn’t expect to update it every day — but, as I should have known, … Continue reading

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Backroad Bridgehunting

My mother-in-law is in town this weekend.  I am thankful that these visits do not come with the stereotypical hand-wringing and stress; I’m always happy when Cindy comes to town from New York.  She’s a great lady.  Additionally, Samantha is on … Continue reading

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A Much-Needed Escape

The last few weeks have been hectic in the Martin household.  In fact, the Martin household no longer includes a house!  We listed our home for sale in early March…and it sold in five hours.  We found a house we want … Continue reading

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A Look Back in Southeast Kansas

Back in October of 2014, I took a little roadtrip into southeast Kansas.  I had never visited the town where my father was born and it sounded like as good a destination as any.  I was reminiscing a bit tonight … Continue reading

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Showing Myself the Show-Me State

The last two days in Columbia, Missouri have been work days.  That being said, I made sure to maximize my time when I’m not in the office, and as I hoped I’ve been able to visit some of the small … 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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