Recent Posts

Posted in Kansas Missouri Oklahoma Route 66 Texas To the West

Route 66 Centennial 2026 is just around the corner

A celebration of the historic route from Chicago, Illinois to the Santa Monica Pier in California – Route 66 Centennial…

Posted in Oklahoma

The Blue Whale: A love story in Catoosa, Oklahoma

If you’ve traveled through Oklahoma, you’ve probably heard of the Blue Whale. Today you’ll enjoy the site of the 80’…

Posted in Meandering

Step Back in Time at Gary’s Gay Parita: A Route 66 Gem

The romance of the open road and the echoes of the past are palpable at Gary’s Gay Parita, a destination…

Posted in Missouri Route 66

A Journey Through Time: Exploring the Rich Tapestry of the Route 66 Car Museum

Tucked away in Springfield, Missouri, the Route 66 Car Museum beckons car enthusiasts and curious minds alike to embark on…

Posted in Missouri

Buc-ee’s: A Texan Oasis Expands to the Midwest with Springfield Debut!

In a significant development for Springfield, Missouri, the Lone Star State’s charm has found a new home with the recent…

Posted in Other Stuff Personal

Living out faith Discover the Inspiring Journey of Darrell and Nemra Rhoden’s Three-Decade Ministry

To my brother and sister-in-law, Darrell and Nemra Rhoden, ministry has been a lifestyle for more than three decades. It’s…

Posted in Meandering Missouri Route 66

Embrace the Autumn Spirit at Country Roads Family Farm in Stotts City, Missouri!

As fall approaches, there’s no better time to head down to Country Roads Family Farm in Stotts City, Missouri, for…

Posted in Meandering Other Stuff Route 66

Route 66: The joy of an iconic journey across America’s heartland

Sometime within the next year, I want to traverse historic Route 66. I may head out this fall or wait…

Large Marge
Posted in Other Stuff

 On the road again: the saga of Large Marge

This is a colorful piece from 5 or more years ago. Bill and Karen eventually traded Marge in for a…

Posted in Meandering Missouri

Springfield, MO’s underground cheese caves

I’ve spent the last several months visiting family and enjoying the Ozarks. The things I enjoy most about this part…