Monthly Archives: September 2018

Just Movin’ Along

In Amarillo we paid a visit to another restaurant. This time it was called the “Big Texan”: And home of the 72 oz steak with one caveat– it must be eaten in an hour or less to be free: This … Continue reading

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It all starts with a cluck….

Today we began the long journey from Chicago to Santa Monica, CA.  The first of many stops today at Dell Rhea’s Chicken Basket and Cocktail Lounge.  It was definitely a blast to the past:

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It Just Doesn’t End

Somewhere between Elk City (Birthplace of Jimmy Webb — you Wichita Lineman, etc.) and Sayre , OK, we saw this wonderfully restored former gas station — now tourist center: Adjacent to the main building is a diner which was once … Continue reading

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Sadness in Oklahoma City

So many things have occurred since April 19, 1995. One full generation has come to be. The term “domestic terrorism” was freshly minted. I recall feelings of fear, sadness and later anger. Remember Timothy McVeigh? Remember fertilizer bomb? Who knew? … Continue reading

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The Best Museum

Pulling into Clinton, OK we looked for the Oklahoma Route 66 Museum. We weren’t disappointed! The building outside looks like all the other souvenir stands — but inside — whoa! The museum is divided into decades — each showing the … Continue reading

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Food + Crazy = Fun

Lunch at the homey Hammett House in Claremore was grand: The locals love the place and now so do we — too much food. We couldn’t eat dessert: Because the meal proved too filling. We started with salads and then … Continue reading

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Hero of the People

One can’t come to Claremore, OK without a visit to museum and gravesite of Oklahoma’s favorite son — Will Rodgers: I was surprised to learn that my companion had never heard of him. But after I thought about it I … Continue reading

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