Tag Archives: Texas

Texas Welcomes the World

Last weekend, I took a trip west to the Texas Panhandle. It was finally time for Texas Welcomes the World, the 2018 International Route 66 Festival! It had been a long time since I’d seen many of my roadie friends … Continue reading

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Road to the Bayou State

When Samantha asked if I’d like to tag along with her to New Orleans, where she was to attend an event planning conference, I said sure.  I’d never been to the city before (or Louisiana as a whole, actually) and … Continue reading

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Making Time

You can’t control inspiration.  You can seek it studiously, you can create circumstances that foster it, you can dig through tedium until you find it…but, after all is said and done, it’ll come when it pleases.  Convenience has nothing to … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Okie Backroads & The Horror Master

Friday morning, I got up early as usual.  However, instead of heading into the office, I headed south on Highway 75 towards Dallas.  I had tickets for a concert in the heart of Big D and I had an entire day … Continue reading

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