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On the Road with Michael – The Best Land Under Heaven

(other installments of this series here) Tuesday, the final full day of my journey with Michael Wallis.  We got off to an early start since we had a drive to Illinois first thing.  Before we even left St Louis, though, … 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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Yellow

Since I’ve had a pretty light travel schedule lately, I thought I’d do something interesting with the photographs I already have.  I back up all of my photos on Google Photos, which has an appropriately great search function.  I posed … Continue reading

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Onward and Upward

This last week was full of activity.  Most of it wasn’t particularly planned, either.  It’s amazing the kind of trouble you can get up to when you leave yourself open to new possibilities. Wednesday was a big day.  It was … Continue reading

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Travels with Tulsans – Route 66

Although I haven’t been on the road much lately, I’ve been working on a few projects.  The one I’m most excited about is a presentation I’m giving a week from today in downtown Tulsa at the newly renovated Central Library! … Continue reading

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Tulsa: Birthplace of the Hamburger

Today I thought I’d do something a little different.  I was recently made aware of an article written back in 1995 for the Oklahoma Today magazine about the origins of the hamburger.  Considering the subject matter and Tulsa’s place in … Continue reading

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Monuments to Tulsa Transportation

Shortly after noon today, I was walking through the cold in west Tulsa. I’d stopped at Howard Park on Southwest Boulevard, a place I’ve driven by dozens of times but had never stopped.  It was empty on this blustery winter afternoon and … Continue reading

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