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The Value of Expression

My friend Bruce shared an image on Instagram recently that sent me deep in thought.  On the campus of the University of Texas in Austin, a stairwell pillar was covered with the following message: However, when you shift to look … Continue reading

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Back to the Route

I hadn’t taken a Route 66 specific road trip in quite a while.  Sure, I followed a Military Vehicle Convoy in September…but that wasn’t really about the road itself.  I did spend some time on Mother Road with Michael Wallis … Continue reading

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Sunshine and Storm Clouds: Part II

After enjoying lunch at the Cozy Inn on Saturday, I set out to explore more of Salina, Kansas.  You can read about the first part of my day here. For a town of about 50,000 it has a TON of … Continue reading

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Sunshine and Storm Clouds: Part I

“It feels good to not set an alarm,” I told Samantha Friday night.  She smiled a knowing smile and said, “Doesn’t matter.  You have road trip brain; you’re gonna get up early anyway.”  She was right.  Since I was planning … Continue reading

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Coasting to a Close

After Lucy the Elephant last Wednesday, the family met up at the boardwalk in Ocean City.  I figured it would be more of the same since I’d seen the boardwalk in Wildwood…and it was, really, but the shops and attractions … Continue reading

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Shore Bound

I don’t really like to fly.  I’d much rather travel by car, but, that’s not always practical.  For example, the drive from Oklahoma to New Jersey takes 21 hours straight through.  Flying gets you across the country in half-a-day.  Since … Continue reading

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Around the World in 311 Days

I was talking to a friend the other day and realized a great many folks that I know today don’t know about the international trip that kick-started my love of writing and passion for photography.  After another friend shared a … Continue reading

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