Tag Archives: Texas

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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Day Trip to Dallas

As if taking a trip to Oklahoma City last Thursday wasn’t enough, Sunday brought another whole day in the car.  This time I went a bit farther south.  My goal was to find a new desk for the office, as … Continue reading

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[You have gained one level in Wanderlust]

Last week, some changes at work required me to make a change in my schedule from Mon-Fri to Tues-Sat for a little while.  I made this decision mid-day Friday, and when I left work that day I was looking at … Continue reading

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End of the Road

What a long and wonderful trip it has been!  I logged over 3,000 miles behind the wheel and burned nearly 100 gallons of gas through six states in the last nine days.  I saw mountains, valleys, rivers, flats, canyons, deserts, … Continue reading

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