Tag Archives: travelok

Strawberry Feels

“We’re going on a secret road trip Saturday,” I told Samantha on Wednesday.  She asked for a hint; I told her there was a hint in the front yard.  She guessed for days.  Eureka Springs?  A craft show?  Some obscure … Continue reading

Posted in Oklahoma, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Backroad Bridgehunting

My mother-in-law is in town this weekend.  I am thankful that these visits do not come with the stereotypical hand-wringing and stress; I’m always happy when Cindy comes to town from New York.  She’s a great lady.  Additionally, Samantha is on … Continue reading

Posted in Oklahoma, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Sooner State Show-Off

I love getting to experience my city for new visitors.  I also really enjoy showing people what’s so special about Route 66.  Today, I was able to do both AND showcase some of Oklahoma’s unique landscape for my friend Rose. I met … Continue reading

Posted in Oklahoma, Route 66, Travel, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Route 66, Tulsa, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Tulsa, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Route 66, Tulsa, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

The Mercantile

Last week, in addition to my meandering drive through eastern and central Oklahoma, I made a little jaunt into Osage County.  If you’ve followed my travels for a while, you know how much I love it up there.  Both sides … Continue reading

Posted in Oklahoma, Travel, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments