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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

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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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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

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Restless Wandering

I’ve been on vacation for nearly two weeks.  It’s been a busy time:  Thanksgiving, Indie Emporium, family stuff, house work.  I hadn’t been able to break free for a day and explore (as I am wont to do) until today. … Continue reading

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Pawhuska & Prairie Song

Sunday was going to be a lazy day.  I haven’t taken a lot of road trips lately, though, and when I woke up that morning I knew the day was going to unfold differently.  All it took was a photo … Continue reading

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