Tag Archives: St. Louis

On the Road with Michael – St Louis III

Our last day in St Louis served as a bridge between the Route 66 world that Michael Wallis is so associated with and the western history that serves as the backbone of his literary output.  It included a literal bridge, … Continue reading

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On the Road with Michael – St Louis

(previous installments of this series here) Saturday got off to a joyously slow start.  I’d slept better than expected, considering the fact I could hear conversation in the next room clear as day.  We didn’t meet up for breakfast until … Continue reading

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On the Road with Michael – Columbia to St Louis

(previous installments of this series here) Friday morning, we slept in.  Of course, sleeping in for me (and Michael as well) meant waking up around 8:00 instead of 7:00.  I took my time getting ready, puttering around my hotel room … Continue reading

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The Spirit of St. Louis – part three

Our final day in St. Louis contained the reason we’d made the trip in the first place (the concert!) but it held much more than that. We skipped breakfast, as we planned an early lunch at Pappy’s Barbeque.  My friend … Continue reading

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The Spirit of St. Louis – part two

After spending about eight hours on the road on Friday, I expected to sleep in on Saturday morning.  Although I did sleep longer than normal, it still wasn’t “sleeping in” by anyone’s standards I reckon.  Lazy mornings cannot compete with … Continue reading

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